Founder and Executive Director, Ntombi Sport; South Africa
Nonhlanhla Mkumbuzi is a sports physiotherapist and has a Ph.D. in Exercise Science. In her clinical career, she has served Zimbabwe’s national men’s, women’s and youth rugby, netball, football and Olympic teams. Currently, she splits her time between research and consultancy work. Her research work is in African female athletes on all things female, and includes the biology and socio-cultural aspects of the menstrual cycle, and injury epidemiology in African women football players. Additionally, she is the founder and Executive Director at Ntombi Sport where she consults on African women and girls in sport on how race, gender, culture, economics and environment intersect in athletic performance and injury rehabilitation.