While I was getting my Bachelor’s degree I toyed with the idea of pursuing a PhD so that I could spend the rest of my life doing meaningful marketing research. One of my mentors was an African migrant who was currently focused on researching the ethnic history of current eurocentric trends such as CouchSurfing. She inspired me greatly but not enough to waste more years and money on things I could figure out myself with very free Google.
So instead of battling to prove myself by going through third party centers to submit my research findings I am founding my own research center and publishing through it as well as welcoming other researchers to do the same.
I’d also like to roll out some type of survey program in the near future !