Thobe holds a B.A. Degree in Political Science. She has been a part of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee at her workplace for over 2 years and served as its co-chair from September 2021 to September 2022. Thobe also served as the Vice President of the Students of Colour Constituency during her time as a student at KPU.
Thobe is a visible minority; a black woman, and an immigrant with lived experience in racism and discrimination. She is passionate about promoting social justice, and human rights for all, and believes that equity education is the best instrument for correcting the social ills which plague our society.