Dr Wright has a; BScH Industrial Technology and Operations Management, Diploma in Operations Management, Certificate in Production Management, MBA and PhD in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship). Originally having practiced as an oral hygienist, she began her career in operations management in 1986, founded the NFP People-for-People Fundraising Trust and established CAN-I Radio in 1995. From 1999 to 2006 she managed a communications company before starting Trinitas Consulting. In 2014 she was drawn to academics. She now lectures at Milpark Business School and Open Learning Group and consults.