Prof Thobeka Ncanywa is an Associate Professor and HOD in the Department of Economics at the University of Limpopo. She has expertise in the field of Applied Economics, Public Sector Economics, Monetary Economics, Development Economics, Econometrics, Micro Economics, Education Economics and Macro Economics. She has been involved into teaching and learning, community engagement activities, supervising post graduate students, published in local and international journals and also presented research articles in conferences. She has also chaired sessions in academic and non-academic conferences. She has been involved in projects such as student entrepreneurship development in higher education, resilient futures in transforming mining sector and the water project.