Jabu Dlamini was appoint Deputy Chairperson of the National Arts Council in 2016. She holds a BA in Humanities, a Diploma in Education and a Certificate in Project Management.
Jabu was with the Department of Education between 1989 and 1996, where she coordinated English language programmes. She went on to manage the training programmes at regional level for the Department of Environmental Affairs & Tourism.
Jabu has also worked as an Assistant Director in the Department of Arts and Culture, where she gained experience in running social development programmes as well as the creative industries, craft and fashion design.