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Committee on Women in Statistics

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  • To make members of ASA more aware of the common professional interests and problems of women members of ASA.
  • To promote the status of women who are already in the statistics profession.
  • To encourage women to enter the field of statistics.
  • To establish contact and share ideas with other professional groups having similar goals.
  • To jointly coordinate the management of the Gertrude Cox Scholarship with the Caucus for Women in Statistics
  • Composition: The Committee has nine members, three of whom are appointed/reappointed each year by the ASA President Elect for three year terms. One member is also appointed by the President Elect (when necessary) to serve as the Chair. The President of the Caucus for Women in Statistics and a representative of the Statistical Society of Canada's Committee on Women in Statistics serve as ex-officio members.

    Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Prof. Kimberly F. Sellers


    The Committee on Women in Statistics has 9 member(s), and 4 liaison(s).

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    Sellers, Kimberly F.
    Georgetown University
    306 St. Marys Hall
    Dept of Mathematics and Statistics
    Washington, DC   20057
    United States
    Chair (2017 - 2018)
    Datta, Susmita
    University of Florida
    Dept. of Biostatistics
    2004 Mowry Road, 5th Floor CTRB
    Gainesville, FL   32611-5923
    United States
    Phone: (352) 294-5923
    Fax: (352) 294-5931
    Member (2015 - 2017)
    Doerge, Rebecca W.
    Carnegie Mellon University
    4400 5th Avenue
    College of Science
    Pittsburgh, PA   15213-1617
    United States
    Phone: (412) 268-8156
    Member (2011 - 2018)
    Hicks, Stephanie
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Dept of Biostatistics, CLS-11007
    450 Brookline Ave
    Boston, MA   02215
    United States
    Phone: 617-582-7742
    Member (2017 - 2019)
    Irony, Telba Z.
    Food and Drug Administration
    10903 New Hampshire Ave.
    Silver Spring, MD   20993-0002
    United States
    Phone: (301) 796-6044
    Fax: (301) 443-8559
    Member (2012 - 2017)
    Kinney, Satkartar
    RTI International
    3040 E Cornwallis Rd
    RTP, NC   27709
    United States
    Phone: (919) 316-3129
    Member (2014 - 2019)
    Prado, Raquel
    UC Santa Cruz-Baskin School of Engineering
    1156 High St
    Mail Stop SOE2
    Santa Cruz, CA   95064
    United States
    Phone: (831) 459-1488
    Member (2012 - 2017)
    Schutt, Rachel R
    News Corp
    1211 Avenue of the Americas
    8th Floor
    New York, NY   10011
    United States
    Phone: (917) 207-6635
    Member (2017 - 2019)
    Wang, Huixia
    George Washington University
    Department of Statistics
    801 22nd St. NW
    Washington, DC   20052
    United States
    Phone: (202) 994-5658
    Fax: (202) 994-6917
    Member (2013 - 2018)

    Otto, Mark C.
    Fish and Wildlife Service
    2302 Lackawanna St
    Adelphi, MD   20783-1325
    United States
    Phone: (301) 497-5872

    Membership Council Liaison
    2017 - 2019
    Member Council Vice Chairs

    Williamson, G. David
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mail Stop F-57
    Atlanta, GA   30333
    United States
    Phone: (770) 488-3669

    Membership Council Liaison
    2017 - 2018
    Membership Council Chair (ASA Vice President)

    LaLonde, Donna
    American Statistical Association
    732 North Washington St
    Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
    United States
    Phone: (703) 684-1221

    Staff Liaison
    2015 - 2020

    Nichols, Rebecca
    American Statistical Association
    732 North Washington St
    Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
    United States
    Phone: (703) 684-1221

    Staff Liaison
    2011 - 2017

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