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[1 May 2024 | No Comment | ]

This program brings together historically underrepresented minority statisticians and data scientists at early to mid-career levels with senior-level statisticians and data scientists from academia, government, and the private sector.

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[1 May 2024 | No Comment | ]

The Association for Clinical and Translational Science created the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Special Interest Group, which serves as a community for members interested in advancing JEDI in both clinical and translational science.

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[1 Feb 2024 | No Comment | ]

Early-career statisticians can apply or be nominated for the Annie T. Randall Innovator Award, named for a Black female statistician for her pioneering career in government amid pervasive racial discrimination.

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[1 Feb 2024 | 2 Comments | ]
Black History Month 2024

In celebration of Black History Month, we recognize eight individuals from the Black/African American collective who have made contributions to the statistics field as mentors, professors, and entrepreneurs.

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[1 Feb 2024 | No Comment | ]
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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[1 Nov 2023 | No Comment | ]
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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[1 May 2023 | Comments Off on StatFest Slated for NC with Keynote Address from Netflix’s Ché Smith | ]

StatFest is a free, one-day conference designed to encourage undergraduate students of color to pursue graduate studies and careers in statistics and data science.

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[1 May 2023 | Comments Off on JEDI Corner: Student Travel Funding Needed to Improve Access to Profession | ]
JEDI Corner: Student Travel Funding Needed to Improve Access to Profession

For students with marginalized identities, a conference may be the first place they encounter other statisticians with similar identities, which could contribute to a sense of belonging in the field. However, equitable accessibility to conferences is not always available for these students.

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[1 May 2023 | Comments Off on Hallmark Diversity Workshop and Mentoring Program Returns to JSM | ]

The program brings together historically underrepresented minority statisticians/data scientists at early- to mid-career levels with senior-level statisticians/data scientists and features one-on-one mentoring and professional development.

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[1 Apr 2023 | Comments Off on JEDI Corner: Biostatistics Program Gives Students Real-World Experience | ]
JEDI Corner: Biostatistics Program Gives Students Real-World Experience

The Collaborative Undergraduate Biostatistics Experience (CUBE) is gearing up for its second year at Virginia Tech this summer. CUBE exposes undergraduate STEM students, specifically those who are part of an underrepresented/minority population, to the data science and collaborative biostatistics fields.