Nomvula Dlamini is currently the director of the Community Development Resource Association, a civil society organisation based in Cape Town, South Africa. She studied at the universities of Fort Hare and Western and holds a Master Degree in Adult Learning and Global Change, an intercontinental programme that was jointly delivered by the University of the Western Cape (South Africa), Linkoping University (Sweden), University of British Columbia in Canada, and Sydney Technologies University (Australia). She has published various articles on organisational development, monitoring and evaluation, leadership, community development, and has contributed as an author to the production of Barefoot Guide 2 Learning Practices in Organisations and Social Change, and Barefoot Guide 4 Exploring the Real Work of Social Change.
She works as a facilitator of social processes with organisations working in social change and her expertise is in the fields of organisational development, facilitating change/ transformation processes, leadership coaching, evaluations/reviews, stakeholder dialogues/collaborations, mentorship (individuals/organisations), and action research processes. She has presented papers at various national and international conferences and holds membership to the Barefoot Guide Connection and the International Organisation Development Association (IODA). She serves as a trustee for Keystone Accountability Southern Africa and Inyathelo (South African Institute of Advancement).