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[1 Mar 2023 | Comments Off on Amanda Koepke | ]

Amanda Koepke knew from an early age she loved math and was introduced to statistics in high school. Despite loving statistics, she didn’t know what careers would be available to her upon graduation, so she majored in accounting at Texas Tech University. Eventually, she switched her major to psychology and mathematics and statistics. After finishing her undergraduate work, becoming a statistician seemed like the perfect way to merge her love of math and the social sciences, so she pursued her PhD in statistics from the University of Washington. Today, she is a mathematical statistician at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, where she works side-by-side with scientists doing cutting-edge research.

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[1 Feb 2023 | One Comment | ]

Task force members are working with ASA meetings staff to understand current policies and procedures for selecting a meeting location and developing a checklist for ASA staff to consider when selecting meeting locations.

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[1 Nov 2022 | Comments Off on Putting Our JEDI Values into Action: It’s Past Time for a Chinese-American ASA President | ]
Putting Our JEDI Values into Action: It’s Past Time for a Chinese-American ASA President

Chinese statisticians have been regularly passed by for leadership in the ASA, despite their prominence in our profession and their long history of outstanding contribution.

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[1 Oct 2022 | Comments Off on Meet Robert Santos, US Census Bureau Director | ]
Meet Robert Santos, US Census Bureau Director

Robert Santos’s career spans more than 40 years in survey research, statistical design and analysis, and executive-level management.

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[1 Aug 2022 | Comments Off on JEDI Corner: So Much to Do, So Little Time | ]
JEDI Corner: So Much to Do, So Little Time

There is something for everyone in the JEDI-sponsored program at JSM this year.

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[1 Jul 2022 | Comments Off on Next Steps: Recommendations from the Anti-Racism Task Force | ]

Kathy Ensor interviews Adrian Coles and David Marker about how the Anti-Racism Task Force met its goal of learning from the ASA’s members.

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[1 Jul 2022 | Comments Off on Committee on Career Development Plans Pre-JSM Networking Event | ]
Committee on Career Development Plans Pre-JSM Networking Event

The Committee on Career Development has several events offering tips to help JSM 2022 attendees network at the meetings.

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[1 Apr 2022 | Comments Off on Infusing DEI Learning Into an Elementary Statistics Class | ]
Infusing DEI Learning Into an Elementary Statistics Class

When Jana Asher added diversity, equity, and inclusion material to an elementary statistics class, she found her students were engaged in a way she never imagined.