Nomsa Ndongwe is a Research Associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies and an Assistant Director of Global Recruiting at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. She is a Co-founder of the WCAPSWest Coast Chapter, and an N-Square Innovators Network Fellow 2020 - 2021.
She has a Master of Arts in Nonproliferation, Terrorism Studies and Financial Crime Management degree from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.
Previously, she served as diplomat at the Zimbabwe Permanent Mission in Geneva, focusing mainly on the Disarmament portfolio. She obtained her LLB Single (Hons) degree at Brunel University, and her Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) from the University of Law in Guildford, UK. Nomsa is fluent in English, Shona, French, Romanian and Kiswahili; and she is passionate about preserving the planet for future generations.
Her areas of research/expertise are: Biological Weapons, International Treaties, Law, Multilateralism, Diplomacy, Non-Aligned Movement, Nuclear Disarmament, Nonproliferation Education, Nonproliferation Treaty, Proliferation Financing, Sanctions.
Middlebury Institute Nonproliferation Studies experts Sarah Bidgood and Nomsa Ndongwe recently provided insight into gender representation within the nuclear policy field at a panel hosted by Harvard’s Project on Managing the Atom.
Building on the successful outcomes of earlier partnerships on advancing women in STEM, the Middlebury Institute’s James Martin Center on Nonproliferation Studies and AFRICSIS held a virtual intensive course on WMD Nonproliferation and Security for Womenin STEM from January 25–February 5, 2021.