Nosisi Nellie Feza is a full Professor in the Faculty of Humanities in the Central University of Technology, South Africa. She is currently serving as Dean of Humanities at the Central University of Technology. She has obtained a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from the State University of New York at Buffalo, New York as a Fulbright scholar. She received a Diversity Scholar Award from the National Center for Institutional Diversity in Michigan in 2009. In 2016 she received a Distinguished Researcher Award in mathematics education from Venus International Foundation in Chennai, India. Her research interests are early childhood mathematics stimulation and teacher development and cultural influence in learning mathematics in students of African descendants.