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Women in Statistics: Past, Present, & Future

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Join us to celebrate Women in Statistics & Data Science
on International Women’s Day 2019!

Friday 8th March: 17:00 to 20:00
Royal Statistical Society, 12 Errol St, London, EC1Y 8LX


This event, jointly organised by the Young Statisticians and History of Statistics Sections of the RSS, will feature talks from a number of statisticians and data scientists celebrating and supporting women in statistics.

16:30 to 17:00:
Registration with refreshments

17:00 to 17:30: Past

Dr Linda Wijlaars (University College London) will present the life and accomplishments of epidemiological pioneer Dr Janet Elizabeth Lane-Claypon.

17:30 to 18:00: Present

Professor Deborah Ashby (Imperial College London and President of the RSS) will discuss women in statistics at present.

18:00 to 19:00: Future

Our panel Dr Susan Lovick (Phastar), Dr Lauren Rodgers (University of Exeter, Women in Mathematics Committee), Fatima Batool (University College London, Women in Data Science), and Maria Skoularidou (University of Cambridge, RSS Women in Statistics Special Interest Group) will share their experiences and engage in an audience discussion on the future of women in statistics and data science.

Registration is FREE but pre-registration is required, please register using the link below:

19:00 to 20:00: Wine Reception
This event will be followed by a Drinks Reception sponsored by Phastar