Ms Cynthia Mgijima is the Head of Transnet Foundation at Transnet Limited. In this capacity she has executive responsibility for, amongst others, the Employee Volunteer Programme, Health, Education, Sport Development and Container Assistance Programmes.
Prior to coming to Transnet, Ms Mgijima was a Chief Director: Development and Research at the Department of Social Development Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG).
Ms Mgijima is the member of the South African Board of Dietetics, Member of the South African Nutrition Society, represented the Department of Education in the South African National Aids Council (SANAC).
Ms Mgijima holds a Diploma in Home Economics from the University of Botswana and Swaziland, Luyengo Swaziland, Bachelor of Science: Clinical Dietetics from University of Maryland, USA, three months internship on nutrition for developing countries from University of California School of Public Health State of California, USA, Master of Public Health: Community Nutrition from Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, State of Louisiana, USA and a Certificate in Nutritional Anthropology and Communication from the University of Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia.