Nomaza was born in Ngqeleni, a village within the Eastern Cape, of South Africa – the third child in a family of five. After studying Biomodical Technology in the Free State at the Central University of Technology, she worked in private laboratories like Pathcare and Ampath between 2003 – 2007, and later became a Medical Representative for Novonordisk, before moving to France in 2009, where she is resident and married. Nomaza was born in Ngqeleni, a village within the Eastern Cape, of South Africa – the third child in a family of five.
In 2017, Nomaza was appointed by French President Emmanuel Macron to serve on the Conseil Presidential pour Afrique (CPA). A group made up of 11 Africans to advise President Macron on contemporary Africa in doing so, helping him make better policies for Africa. However, her pride is the Art residency that she launched in 2019. The 1st art residency by a South African woman on the French Riviera and 100% funded by Undiscovered Canvas. The residency program inspires young African artists through learning about French culture and living in France, and to enable productive collaborations between French artists and young African artists.
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