Zola was born in Zimbabwe and raised in Canada. She is currently pursuing an Honours Specialization in Health Sciences at Western University (formerly University of Western Ontario) with the goal of having a career in global change as it pertains to sub-Saharan Africa. Zola is passionate about education, equity, and global citizenship. She is currently working on various initiatives that reflect those three interests, but would love to collaborate on other projects! She earned a Resolution Fellowship at the United Nations Youth Assembly winter 2018 for her initiative, OBD Ventures, a youth-led social venture that is preparing young people living in rural communities to be active participants in the global economy through meaningful innovation programming and resourcing.