Xolelwa is a seasoned environmentalist from Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. She has vast experience in environment management and education. Currently she is working at the Biodiversity Institute, which is responsible for research, mainstreaming, education, policy advice and conservation. In her work experience she has displayed cultural, gender, religion, race nationality and age sensitivity and adaptation. She works well with internal and external stakeholders while building sustainable partnerships that are results driven.