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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 Apr 2024 | No Comment | ]
My ASA Story: Mark Daniel Ward, Professor and Executive Director of The Data Mine

Mark Daniel Ward, statistics professor at Purdue and executive director of The Data Mine, loves working with the American Statistical Association. He says, “I am always looking for new ways to contribute to the ASA’s broad reach and impact.” Take a look at his ASA story to learn how he contributes.

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[1 Apr 2024 | No Comment | ]

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 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 Dec 2023 | No Comment | ]

David Corliss recognizes outstanding accomplishments this year.

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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 Aug 2023 | 2 Comments | ]

Read about Gibson’s experience as co-founder and president of the California State University East Bay ASA Student Chapter.

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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 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.

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[1 Feb 2023 | Comments Off on JEDI Corner: Suggestions for Combining Secondary Data Analysis and Community-Based Research | ]
JEDI Corner: Suggestions for Combining Secondary Data Analysis and Community-Based Research

Traditional approaches to secondary data analysis do not involve the people most affected by the analysis, which can create distance between statisticians or data scientists and the communities behind it. By connecting secondary data analysis with community-based research, we can decrease this distance.