Ntombenhle has received recognition for her entrepreneurial work ranging from Destiny Magazine Top 40 Under 40 Women in 2017, 30 Young Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2016 by Forbes Africa, Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young People 2016 and 100 Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) 2017. She was selected as part of the U.S. government-funded African Women Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) to the USA in 2016.
Ntombenhle launched “Girl Boss South Africa – My World, My Rules” to empower girls aged 16-25, and a newly launched program, “My Beautiful Life” aimed at assisting older women to live purposeful lives. Ntombenhle is also in the process of publishing a book featuring seven African women in manufacturing as a way to inspire other women to explore the industry.
Ntombenhle has bachelor of arts degree in politics and philosophy from the University of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa.