Safary Wa-Mbaleka, EdD, PhD

Safary Wa-Mbaleka

Asian Qualitative Research Association

Dr. Safary Wa-Mbaleka is an American researcher and educator who is currently working at a private university in the Philippines ( He is the founding and current president of the Asian Qualitative Research Association (, located in the Philippines, and which has about 1,500 registered members. He teaches qualitative research and has provided several dozens of trainings, conference presentations, seminars, colloquia, and workshops on qualitative research around the Philippines and in many other different countries. He has published several qualitative research articles and books to make qualitative research much more learnable and teachable. He looks forward to sharing some practical strategies, challenge the audience with ethical reality, while learning from all the participants of WCQR2019.