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[1 Apr 2024 | No Comment | 93 views]

The Conference on Statistical Practice in February included a panel session on data-driven leadership featuring Kimberly Sellers from North Carolina State University and Talithia Williams from Harvey Mudd College, two outstanding African American female leaders in statistical science.

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[1 Mar 2024 | No Comment | 276 views]

The JEDI Outreach Group held a webinar titled “Building Successful Mentor/Mentee Relationships in the Hybrid Work Era.” Panelists shared their ideas and perspectives through questions posed by the moderators and audience.

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[1 Feb 2024 | No Comment | 938 views]
Critical Race Theory and Statistical Analysis: What You Need to Know

To explain and motivate the importance of critical race theory to statisticians, the JEDI Outreach Group sponsored the 2023 Joint Statistical Meetings session titled Critical Race Theory for Statisticians: Incorporating CRT into Statistical Analysis. Here, Emily Griffith summarizes the highlights.

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[4 Jan 2024 | No Comment | 375 views]

Recently, a group involved in both JEDI and CAUSE came together to create a space to host resources for JEDI-informed statistics teaching: the JEDI-CAUSE website. Each entry is relevant to statistics and data science education and has a JEDI theme.

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[1 Dec 2023 | No Comment | 723 views]

Since the  Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Outreach Group’s establishment in 2021, JSM has also become a focus of the group’s activities. It’s time to plan for next year, when the JEDI community will once again come together to share, teach, meet old friends, and make new friends.

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[1 Nov 2023 | No Comment | 567 views]
JSM Session Touches on Equity

Sunghee Lee, Claire McKay Bowen, and Amanda Coston discussed racial bias, privacy concerns, and the fairness or unfairness of predictive algorithms at the 2023 Joint Statistical Meetings.

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[2 Oct 2023 | No Comment | 624 views]
WNAR Session Explores Race, Ethnicity, Ancestry in Statistics

The International Biometrics Society Western North American Region meeting recently featured an invited session, titled “Considerations and Best Practices for Using Race, Ethnicity, Ancestry in Different Areas of Statistics and Data Science Research,” organized and chaired by Maricela Cruz and Audrey Hendricks.

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[1 Sep 2023 | No Comment | 815 views]

The Math Alliance is a national mentoring community focusing on increasing traditionally excluded American minorities in the quantitative sciences professions.

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[1 Aug 2023 | No Comment | 684 views]

The Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Outreach Group is sponsoring or co-sponsoring more than a dozen activities at JSM showcasing work to promote JEDI in the practice and profession of statistics.

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[1 Jul 2023 | No Comment | 837 views]
Fund Set Up to Kick-Start Community for Underrepresented People in Statistics

The Michael Tsiang Fund for Belonging in Statistics is an initiative to create a safe and supportive community around the many groups that have been historically underrepresented in statistics.