Ipupa is a Port Operations Manager, leading the Bulk & Break-bulk Terminal at the Namibia Ports Authority in Walvis Bay, an appointment which makes her the first woman in this role.
Ipupa is a qualified Human Resources Development practitioner and has gained over ten years experience with the Central Bank of Namibia, Roads Authority and Namibian Ports Authority before moving into Port Operations. She served as a Board of Director of the New Era Publication Cooperation (NEPC), were she chaired the Human Resources and Remuneration committee.
She holds a Masters in Business Leadership (University of South Africa), Bachelor of Business Administration: Human Resource Management (University of Namibia), Advance Diploma in Central Banking (Institute of Bankers in SA), Higher Education Diploma (UNAM) and Certificate in Organization Development (UNISA). She further underwent professional training in Port management in: France (IMO), Ireland (UNCTAD) and Israel (Galilee College).