Andiswa Mfengu is a Lecturer in the the Department of Knowledge and Information Stewardship in the Humanities Faculty at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She holds a master’s degree (University of Cape Town) and has recently completed a PhD at the same institution. Andiswa Mfengu is an emerging scholar in the area of research impact assessment, focusing on the development of a more holistic framework for such assessement that is relevant to transformative and decolonizing contexts. She is currently the Vice-Chair for Library Education & Training Institutions of the African Library and Information Associations and Institutions (AfLIA), and the Chapter Assembly Representative for the Africa Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T). She was recently awarded the prestigious South African National Research Foundation funded Black Academics Advancement Programme fellowship.