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Occupational Information

Occupation: Lawyer

Occupational Position: Attorney

Professional History

Sam N. Ngcolomba, an attorney admitted to practice law in South Africa and Zimbabwe is passionate about Human Rights and is currently specialising in Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Entrepreneurship and Women’s Rights. She founded a first-in-South Africa mobile legal office, traveling to townships and rural areas to provide pro bono legal services to women, known fondly as ‘Lady Liberty SA’. Lady Liberty has received support from Red Bull Amaphiko, SAB Foundation, Spark* International and the Pollination Project (NY) and a recent grant from the Shuttleworth Foundation. Her recent features in Forbes Women Africa, The Sunday Times, Drum, Fair Lady, Destiny and previous nominations for awards by the Pollination Project, UN Women (Singapore Committee) and Master Card Foundation’s ‘Project Inspire’ and L’Oreal ‘Women of Worth’ only serve to propel her forward in her pursuit to ensure that justice is accessible to all.  Sam’s love for people and deep-seated desire to emancipate African women, drive her daily.



University of Cape Town with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree
Pursuing a Masters in Constitutional Law under the supervision of renowned Professor Pierre de Vos


2017 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow