Vasila is a Junior Research Fellow at the National Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan atthe Department of Sociology. Her research focuses on Bologna Reforms in HigherEducation in Tajikistan. She obtained her MA in Sociology from the National Academy ofSciences, where her research focused on socio-cultural modernization in Tajikistan,specifically modernization in the education system. Vasila holds a BA in Linguistics fromRussian-Tajik Slavonic University and has worked with a range of organizations includingOSCE-ODIHR, the World Bank, Fund for Peace, UNESCO and the University of CentralAsia. Apart from that, Vasila is actively involved in supporting projects on Youth andAdolescents Career Orientation in Tajikistan.