Nicole Gwindi

Health Mistress & Head of Student Activities

Nicole is a Program Analyst for Pastoral Care at ALA. Nicole works with the Deans to support and lead the systemizing, implementing, and learning in the Pastoral Care program- our non-academic programming within the Two-Year-Diploma Program.

Nicole strengthens monitoring and evaluation activities and processes through the development and maintenance of data management protocols and systems in the Pastoral Care program. She also leads special projects and manages system design for the work streams while supporting budget and expenditure work in the program.

Nicole’s career started in the consulting field where she engaged in Human Capital development and strategy for corporate clients. It was during this time that she discovered her interest in Organisational Culture building and maintenance. Over the years, she has continued to participate in conversations and projects related to culture building, while also being interested in working on systems that support the work on developmental projects and programs.

Nicole lives on campus with her family and is the Residential Life Headmistress in Malaika Hall. She is currently part of the People Committee which provides a venue for staff and faculty to receive advice about the workplace. Lastly, she is a founding member of the LaunchPad program which provides an environment for staff and faculty to focus on professional development with guidance from their peers.


Project Management
Report writing
Stakeholder management
Change management
Systems design


BSocSci (Hons): Industrial Sociology and Labour Studies- University of Pretoria, 2011
Post Graduate Diploma: Industrial Psychology- Institute of Personnel Management, 2013
Post Graduate Diploma: Public & Developmental Sector Monitoring & Evaluation, Wits, 2017
Master of Management: Public & Developmental Sector Monitoring & Evaluation, Wits, enrolled



Nicole Gwindi