Commissioner Mathebula is the Chairperson of the CGE and she sits in the Good Governance, Strategic Planning, Legal and Complaints Committees. She holds a Master Degree in Education (Cum Laude) and she is pursuing her Doctorate in Education with the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University in Melbourne, Australia. She has a clinical background and has worked in several hospitals and clinics in South Africa. She completed and holds a certificate in Gender and Human Rights from the University of Pretoria.
Her leadership experience varies from national to regional education, social development programmes to other leadership responsibilities in the public and civil society sector based programmes and practice with the focus on women, men, young women, girls and boys.
She has years of experience working with national and international donors/funding institutions. She has worked as the former Programme Advisor for the PEPFAR Health and HIV, Gender and Human Rights programme and served many years at the Embassy of Ireland’s national and regional programmes. She has been the lecturer of the Commonwealth Child and Youth Development Programme at the University of South Africa (UNISA). She was the provincial Director for Planned Parenthood Association of South Africa and Love life and worked in the Eastern Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal provinces.