International Socioeconomics Laboratory
International Socioeconomics Laboratory
Portrait of Dr. Washaya Washaya

Washaya Washaya

Washaya Washaya is the Principal Investigator at the International Socioeconomic Laboratory. His main responsibilities include Leading and mentoring research fellows in the context of socioeconomics studies using appropriate methodological approaches. He is currently employed at American Embassy Harare as an analyst for the past 12 years. He has experience in social, economic, geoeconomic, and geopolitical analyses. Research methodologies he uses to consolidate information include qualitative, quantitative, multi-methodological, and content analysis. Furthermore, he is an adjunct faculty in Sustainable Development and Diplomacy at Euclid University. Washaya published two papers under the UN Encyclopaedia project with Springer Nature. His research interests are in the context of international political economy of sustainable development. Washaya’s academic qualifications include PhD in Sustainable Development and Diplomacy (Euclid University), MSc in Sustainable Development and Diplomacy, and MBA. He also has a professional certification in Data Science and Big Data Analytics: Making Data Driven Decisions from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Currently, he is studying a MicroMasters in Data, Economics, and Development Policy with Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His career accomplishments demonstrate comprehensive expertise in managing research programs, extracting and evaluating sophisticated data, and translating results into understandable terms to inform strategic business planning and facilitate improved operations. Additionally, his superior multi-methodological research skills allow him to excel in driving project life cycles to ensuring optimal data quality and integrity.