Nolwandle Noli Mboweni was born in Orlando East,Soweto Johannesburg.
She matriculated at Marrianhill High School in Pinetown(Natal).
She has a Senior Teacher's Diploma,BA in Education degree from Vista(University of JHB),MAP(Wits Buss School)
She was a Science Teacher for 10yrs(1988-1998)at Fons Luminas High School in Diepkloof(Soweto).
In 1999 she ventured into the business world.She partnered with ABSA Bank as a director and a shareholder in Allpay Gauteng(Pty) to pay the Social grandts on behalf of Government,for the whole of Gauteng.
In 2000 she was appointed by Suninternational as a Director and Shareholder at the Grandwest(Cape town),Afrisun Gauteng and as a Trustee of AFrisun Community Trust(CSI of Suninternational).
In 2002 she partnered with Total South Africa through Tosaco Pty(BEE) partner and she chairs Total South Africa Transformation and Ethics committee.
In 2004 she was appointed as a director and shareholder of Phumelela Gaming and leisure (Pty)an international horseracing listed company.She also serves in their audit committee.
She is also a shareholder of MBombela through SPG Pty(BEE) partner,the developers of the first speed train in Africa:THE GAUTRAIN.
She is also part of the Women in Rail working with Prasa on their rolling stock project.
She is also a director and shareholder of Investfirm Women Pty a shareholder of Cell C cellular network.
Noli is very passionate about both Women and Youth Empowerment.She has already launched
Proverbs 31 Mentorship where she mentors young and old women on how to start new businesses also to balance family and career/business.She also has her own Bursary Fund :The Khotso Trust through which she has sponsored a number of students at tertiary,some are already qualified as CA's,lawyers,etc. She is also a donor of the University of Cape Town,University of Zululand,Mandela Chilndren's Fund,Mandela's Children Hospital,Santa,JHB Child welfare,as a former academic she takes education very seriously.
Noli has been featured in the book titled : South Africa's Most Inspirational Women Volume 2 by Lonwabo Jabavu and also in the DESTINY Magazine ( August 2013) title : POWER HOUSE.
She is married to Dr Lincoln Mboweni(medical practitioner) and they have 3 children.