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Friday, October 20
Fri, Oct 20, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Aventine Ballroom F
Paths to Leadership (PANEL)

Paths to Leadership (303915)

*Amanda L. Golbeck, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 
*Amarjot Kaur, Merck & Co., Inc. 
*Bhramar Mukherjee, Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health 

Keywords: Leadership

This session on paths to leadership (organized by Ellen Snyder, Senior Principal Scientist at Merck & Co., Inc.) will feature presentations on: 1) the topic of leadership and women in statistics, to be presented by Amanda Golbeck, Professor and Associate Dean, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2) the path to leadership for a woman in a statistics department at a major pharmaceutical company, to be presented by Amarjot Kaur, Executive Director, Late Development Statistics at Merck & Co., Inc., 3) the path to leadership for a woman in a biostatistics department at a large public university, to be presented by Bhramar Mukherjee, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Biostatistics and Professor of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, and 4) the path to leadership for a woman in a statistics organization in government (presenter TBD). The participants will discuss the representation, advancement, recruitment, training, and experience of women in their organizations and/or their personal stories. The session will conclude with an open question-and-answer period including all speakers as panelists.