Frieda Ndeutala Kaunapawa Mukufa holds a master’s degree in English and Applied Linguistics from the Namibia University of Science and Technology. Alongside her role as Assistant Publisher at Kuiseb Publishers she works part-time as an editor for several organisations, including Blog4SDGs and Jeffrou's Language Consultancy. She also undertakes freelance editing work for corporate clients. Mukufa is an established performer and has appeared at Open Mic Namibia. She contributes to the New Era Newspaper by writing a weekly column focused on women's issues. In 2022 she was a fellow of the Narrating Namibia, Narrating Africa Doek Emerging Writers Program.