Commissioner Makwetla is a revered humanitarian, pro-liberation and women rights activist. She is currently the Human Rights Commissioner responsible for children’s rights, immigration and xenophobia within the commission. She has extensive work and business experience, including the Randfontein Town Council, Market research Africa, and IBM. Makwetla then ventured into entrepreneurship starting with a computer training centre, followed by Makwetla and Associates a company specialising in public relations, event management, community development, sponsorship procurement and disability equity management. Among their flagship projects was the Dr. AggreyKlaasteSowetan Nation Building programme.