In the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, she was elected Deputy President of SADC Parliamentary Forum, prior to that she was Treasurer General of the same body
She served as ambassadorial diplomat in Beijing China for 5 years where she was the President of the African Diplomats’ Wives Association. She has also seen diplomatic service in New York, 1985-1990 and Brussels 1980-85.
She was a Director of International Marketing for the Zimbabwe Tourist Authority. Prior to that, she was the Zimbabwe tourism promotion officer for the North American travel market based in New York 1985- 1990. In 1992- 1996, she served as commercial officer of the French Trade Mission in Harare.
She obtained an MBA Degree from Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA in 2005. She is also a holder of a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Baruch College- City University of New York.
She has an International Travel Agency-IATA professional certificate.
Minister Mutsvangwa is a war veteran of the Zimbabwe Independence War. She joined and underwent military training and fought from Mozambique in 1976-79.