Dr. Ncediwe Ndube-Tsolekile (Cape Peninsula University of Technology) is a chemist with a PhD from the University of Johannesburg (2020). Dr. Ndube-Tsolekile’s research focuses on nanomaterial development for cancer theranostics, drug delivery, sensing, and lateral flow assays. Her work is supported in part by the NRF (PhD and post-PhD Thuthuka). Dr. Ndube-Tsolekile is a HOPE Fellow and a full member of the Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD). She is one of the founding academics of the CPUT Bio-Nanotech and Electrochem Research Group. Dr. Ndube-Tsolekile is a CPUT delegate on the South African Chemical Institute (SACI) committee. She has several publications to her name, as well as national and international research exchange programmes. Dr. Ndube-Tsolekile holds a Y2 rating from the NRF.