Your part time PhD doesn’t have to be your life

Reblogging this post here … Really interesting and timely stuff on PT PHD …

The Thesis Whisperer

Are you studying part time with a very full life? Yekemi is a part time doctorate (DBA) student in the Department of Marketing at Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow – and very busy person.

She worked for General Electric and Schlumberger in senior marketing roles before embarking on her research in innovative outcomes in big data projects for the energy sector. She is married with 2 children and lives in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She is a keen amateur photographer and writes on her blog She is currently in the first year of her research and also works part time as software marketing manager for a global energy firm.

Screen Shot 2015-01-07 at 4.42.54 pmI am reading an HBR article on LinkedIn when I spot an opportunity to work from home 2 days a week. It is a volunteering Marketing Director role with a social enterprise. I quickly email the CEO of the company and I…

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