Vele is currently doing her Masters in Environmental Science. She studied her junior degree at the University of Venda. She has 6 over years of work experience in the water sector. It started at the Rand Water Academy where she was groomed as a water quality generalist. She gained vast experience in the field of water & wastewater quality monitoring, water & wastewater treatment as well as laboratory management.

She worked at Emalahleni Local Municipality as a water quality adviser; she also has background in environmental auditing & monitoring, environmental education and management gained while consulting for Silver Crate Trading cc. She currently works for the National department of Public works Polokwane region specialising in water quality monitoring, treatment and waste management. Vele is passionate about research and development amongst youth. In her spare-time she does Kyokushin karate and she is a qualified kids yoga instructor.