Khululiwe joined SERI as a candidate attorney in January 2017 and was appointed a litigation fellow in March 2019. She holds a Masters in International Law (LLM) and an LLB degree both from the University of Witwatersrand (Wits). Prior to joining SERI she served an internship with Probono.Org, as well as the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (ISLA). She has also worked as a research assistant at Wits University. Khululiwe has an academic interest in human rights law because she wants to have a deeper grasp of issues at the intersection of law and human rights. She hopes to play a role in the protection of human rights, especially the rights of the most vulnerable members of South African society.
Recognise the poor — they are neither criminals nor unworthy of living in the city, Khululiwe Bhengu, Daily Maverick (13 February 2019).