Li’Tsoanelo Zwane was born and raised in Gugulethu – a township in Cape Town. She pursued a Bachelor of Education degree at the University of the Western Cape, which she went on to complete Cum Laude. She went on to pursue an Honours degree majoring in Applied Linguistics and Developmental Psychology at the University of Cape Town. She is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree focusing on Inclusive Education at the University of the Witwatersrand. Li’Tsoanelo has been involved in various leadership programmes and has assumed various leadership roles. She was appointed the Vice President of the Golden Key International Honour Society (UWC Chapter), a role she fulfilled between 2013 and 2014. She was one of 18 team members of the South Africa-Washington International Program, an intense seven-month leadership program comprising of a six-week work exposure in Washington DC, USA. She was also selected as one of 40 students who participated in the Emerging Leaders Program at the University of the Western Cape, which is aimed at not only personal development, but also the harnessing of leadership potential. Li’Tsoanelo is passionate about education and gender equality.