Noncedo Madubedube is a black, queer, feminist-Marxist and pedagogist, and social justice activist. She is currently the General Secretary of Equal Education (EE), a youth-led social movement focusing on the right to education in South Africa, she is the first woman to hold this position since the formation of EE. She first began working at EE as a tutor in 2012, then as a facilitator, and organiser. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Education with a focus on Mathematics and Language, from the University of the Western Cape (UWC). She currently also serves as a trustee of the Bookery Project. As a long-standing student activist and feminist organiser, she also co-founded the Siyakhula Project in Cape Town, focusing on learners and social cohesion.