Carol wen to primary school at Zambezi Primary and then passed to David Livingstone High School where she did grades 10-12. After graduating from school she went to the David Livingstone College of Education.
Before joining play it Forward, Carol worked with the NGO Sport in Action as a Site Coordinator, Premier Skills under the British Council as a Coach Educator. She also worked in Germany on a scholarship program with Weltwärts with the hosting organisation, ASC göttingen, where she worked at Mopani Kinder/Primary School as a sports teacher. After returning back to Zambia, she worked at Impact Network as teacher supervisor for lower primary and ECE.