Completed her BSc in Molecular Cell biology with distinction at the University of Limpopo in 2006. During the period between 2007 to 2012 she completed her Honours in Human Biology, MSc in Medicine and her PhD (Med).
In 2015, she completed an MPhil in IP Law and her keen interest in IP was further demonstrated when she completed an internship in the commercialisation of IP at Wits Enterprise and passed her group 1 Patent Board Exams.
Further to this she worked as a research and analysis manager for a period of 3 years at Amahlo Consulting a risk management company.
Dr Kim Lamont-Mbawuli was the project coordinator for the Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit for a period of two years and participated in various health education programs with a particular emphasis on maternal health.
Dr Kim Lamont-Mbawuli has completed two postdoctoral fellowships namely, the NIH leadership program for non-communicable diseases and the NRF scarce mskills program.
In 2019 she graduated with her LLB at Unisa, she completed her articles of clerkship and practical legal training with LEAD in the same year.
Currently she is a legal consultant at Leslie Sedibe Inc. Further to this she is an Expert Consultant for the Mentorship program at The Innovation Hub.
She was recently appointed the Chairman of the Board at Alternative Energy (a 100% youth, black owned company). She is also co-founder of Pan African Network for Investment and Development (PANfID).
Lastly, she is the CEO for the newly founded Simanye mobile clinic.