Boniswa Mzimba is a registered nurse and a non-practising admitted Advocate of the High Court of South Africa. She has 20 years’ experience as a clinician and a manager in private and public health care.
She was widowed young in 2002, and following years of ad hoc work in support of vulnerable women, she formalised this work by establishing PowerHouse Development Services. The organisation’s major focus is the empowerment of widows. Her other professional engagements have developed her into a legal advisor, business coach, counsellor and inspirational speaker. She is a social entrepreneur and has released a song ‘Tata Wabantwana Bam’ with Nostalgic Voices. She also authored three poems in support of widows. She is a member of the eleventh class of the Africa Leadership Initiative - South Africa Fellows and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.