Simthandile is the founder and MD of Mpilo Publishing (Pty) Ltd and a trainee accountant in pursuit of becoming a Professional Accountant (SA). She obtained her BCom Accounting degree from the University of the Western Cape. Although accounting is her first love, Simthandile’s love for books and writing propelled her to start the business, invest in writing and editing courses, and become a member of the Professional Editor’s Guild (PEG) and Safrea.