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Ms. Teurai Matekenya


Masters in Information Technology (MIT); Master’s in Business Administration (MBA); Bachelor of Science Degree (Statistics and Computer Science)

Academic Appointments:


Research Interests:

Knowledge Management
ICTs for resilience building
Information Security

Faculty: Computer Engineering Informatics and Communications
Department: Department of Analytics and Informatics
Research Category: Computer Science

A committed lecturer with over 15 years of experience at leading Zimbabwean academic institutions teaching students from various social and cultural backgrounds. Teurai is a self-motivated individual who has a strong work ethics and possesses excellent administrative skills. She is able to work in a managerial role or as part of team, and has proven ability to successfully work under tight schedules and deadlines. She is a qualified research professional with more than 10 years of work experience in research. She lectures Knowledge Management, Information Management, Strategic information systems and Databases, IT Project Management, Information Security and Research Methods.

Phone: +263-242303211 Ext. 15073

Matekenya, T. (2021) Towards an Integrated Knowledge Management and Information and Communication Technology Framework for Improving Disaster Response in a Developing Country Context : Proceedings of the 1st Virtual Conference on Implications of Information and Digital Technologies for Development

Patented Work:

Grants & Funding (current and Past projects):

Awards & Achievements:

Consultancy and advisory work (current and past):

1. A member of the National Manpower Advisory Committee (NAMACO) - Surveys Committee, conducting surveys (for the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Innovation, Science and Technology Development) for a number of outcome indicators to establish perceptions and opinions on the level of service delivery standards as per service charter. [Current]
2. Team leader and Report writer for a Rapid Assessment survey carried out in 4 districts- An Assessment of Education in Emergencies in the Context of Multiple Challenges Exacerbated by Cyclone Idai, Covid-19 and Drought in Zimbabwe (2020-2021) (International Rescue Committee and Save the Children):
3. Report writer: Assessing the potential Impact of COVID 19 on Children in Zimbabwe 2020 (Save the Children and Ministry of Health) (2020)
4. Carried out a Context Analysis for Centre for Policy, Dialogue and Research (2011)
5. Designed research to ascertain the attitude of employees for Beta Holdings, supervised data collection and report writer (2010)
6. Administered customer satisfaction survey on ZETDC customers to investigate the level of satisfaction (2009)

Supervision information (MPhil, DPhil, etc.):

Professional membership, Committees, Boards:

• Computer Society,
• Zimbabwe Information and Communication Technologies (ZICT),
• Internet Society (ISOC Zimbabwe Chapter)

External Profile Links (Google Scholar, ResearchGate, LinkedIn, other social media links):

• ResearchGate
• Linkedln

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