South African activist and advocate known for being the public protector of South Africa, a position she assumed in 2009. She'd previously helped draft the constitution of South Africa in 1996.
She attended the University of Swaziland and the University of Witwatersrand, where she studied law.
Her work as public protector has earned her several prominent accolades, including being named South African Person of the Year in 2011 and one of Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2014.
She has two children, Mbusowabantu and Wenzile.
She was appointed as public protector by Jacob Zuma.