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Women in Statistics (WIST): A Discussion with Amelia McNamara

When: Friday, November 5, 2021
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Graduate Students

Contact: Kisa Kowal   (847) 491-3974

Group: Department of Statistics and Data Science

Category: Academic


Join Women in Statistics for this special opportunity for graduate students to discuss academia, research, mentorship, and career pathways with Amelia McNamara.

Amelia McNamara is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer & Information Sciences at the University of St Thomas, where she teaches statistics. Previously, she taught in the Program in Statistical and Data Sciences at Smith College. Dr. McNamara holds a bachelor's degree in English and mathematics from Macalester College, and a PhD in statistics from UCLA. She is an international keynote speaker and researcher at the intersection of statistics education and statistical computing, with the goal of making it easier for everyone to learn and do data science. Her work encompasses elements of statistical computing pedagogy and theory of human-computer interaction, as it relates to data.

This moderated discussion is open to the Northwestern community and will primarily focus on topics from the perspectives and experiences of womxn statisticians.

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