Walker’s Legacy Is Hiring: Lead Research Analyst

Walker’s Legacy is seeking a Lead Research Analyst for COVID-19 Business Impact Study – experience with diversity, entrepreneurship, and Business backgrounds preferred

Prominent diverse women of color global collective is seeking a doctoral researcher with experience in economic and entrepreneurship impact research in the areas of diversity, entrepreneurship, and business to aid in a project focused on exploring the unique challenges and obstacles of minority women entrepreneurs as a result of COVID-19.

Specifically, the project includes/Scope of Work (SOW):

  • Attending weekly required research-related meetings held in conjunction with our research partners and national team
  • Development and implementation of comprehensive survey and management of survey tool instrument
  • Analysis and
  • Shaping and framing focus group structure, questions, and methodology.
  • Attend virtual forum and stakeholder sessions and present on research findings.
  • Co-authoring white paper in conjunction with organizational leadership utilizing primary and secondary data (regression analysis is not a component of this effort)
  • Co-authoring final reports, factsheets and white paper in conjunction with organizational leadership utilizing primary and secondary data (regression analysis is not a component of this effort)
  • Availability to speak to and on behalf of completed research findings for virtual or in-person programming

An ideal researcher will have:

  • Doctorate degree and experience in economics, business, entrepreneurship, gender/diversity
  • Quantitative and qualitative research experience (required)
  • Previous research and writing experience with diversity (race and/or gender) related qualitative and quantitative research required
  • Previous research and writing experience in the areas of business or entrepreneurship required
  • Previous experience working with nonprofit organizations and/or government agencies a plus
  • Self-starter, able to deal with ambiguity
  • Presentation and management experience and exposure

Please send expressions of interest, experience in subject matter, and sample related work (in one or both focus areas (race or business)).

Additional information:

  • The start date of this project is subject to final date provided by funding partner but is tentatively confirmed for between June/July and December
  • Please do not reach out to the organization for additional follow-up. If there is an interest, a member of our team will contact you to begin further discussions and interviews

Additional information:

  • The budget for this project is a firm and fixed $10,000 inclusive of all services outlined in the SOW

Job Type: Contract

Pay: $1,666.00 per month


  • Doctorate (Required)

Contract Renewal:

  • Not likely

Full-Time Opportunity:

  • No

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote


  • None


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Company’s website:

  • walkerslegacy.com

Company’s Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/WalkersLegacy

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

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Walker's Legacy

Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman and exists to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.

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Walker's Legacy is a growing global women in business collective founded to establish networks of empowerment and access for women of color in business.