Olga Mamabula Mashilo graduated from Unisa and Birnam Business College. She joined the transport industry through Transnet (Spoornet) as a Legal Secretary then promoted to Chief Adminstrative Officer in the Rail Operating department as part of Train Operating Rules committee member rewriting the rules on Train Operations within the SADC. Later appointed as Channel Manager overseeing the SADC freight for both Rail and Road. 2009 she founded the Boleng Bontle Consultant and was actively involved in the compliance of businesses within the Infrastructure and Road operations. Her company became focused on roads upgrade in the Limpopo and Kwa-Zulu Natal Provinces on Roads and Water Reticulations under Thandi Civils JV Magano Construction.
She is currently involved in the research on how women can contribute to the growth of the transport industry and the role they can play in this Digital Transportation. Her research was also involved in the effect of Road Freight Funding Regulation from the Freight Forwarder perspective through Transport