Dalene Stangl led a panel session at the Women in Statistics Conference May 15-17 in Cary, North Carolina, that included past and future ASA presidents Lynne Billard, Mary Ellen Bock, Sally Morton, Marie Davidian, and Jessica Utts. Here, she shares some of the questions and answers from that session.
Stacy R. Lindborg Influencing is how we move the world. The ability to influence is a necessity, no matter where you work or the focus of your job. Getting better at it brings extraordinary rewards. We all possess the inner resources to influence, and we can use several dimensions to help us explore our ability […]
Jane L. Harvill and Kristen Tecson For three days in mid-May, approximately 300 women statisticians and biostatisticians from business, industry, pharma, academia, and government came to Cary, North Carolina, to participate in the inaugural Women in Statistics Conference: Know Your Power. The conference was designed to celebrate women in statistics, but more importantly, it served […]
Arati Mejdal It’s a great time for statisticians. The International Year of Statistics was last year. This year, the first-ever Women in Statistics Conference took place in North Carolina. Authors such as Nate Silver, Malcolm Gladwell, Steven Levitt, and Stephen Dubner have made quantitative analysis cool and accessible to a wide audience. Plus, everyone knows […]
Stephanie C. Hicks The inaugural Women in Statistics Conference was held May 15–17, 2014, in Cary, North Carolina. This conference targeted women in career stages from undergraduate through tenured professor and senior leader in industry and government. Enthusiastic women (and men) joined together to share candid experiences, inspiring stories, and empowering talks. The theme of […]
I am pleased to inform readers of CHANCE that one of The Big Picture columns written by Nicole Lazar, “The Arts: Digitized, Quantified, and Analyzed” (CHANCE 26.4), was selected to appear in the The Best Writing on Mathematics 2014, edited by Mircea Pitici and published by Princeton University Press. This annual anthology brings together the […]