Women in Statistics and Data Science

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Meet Inspirational Women in Statistics and Data Science
Join us as we celebrate the success and contributions of some of our Authors, Editors and
Editorial Board Members as they share their inspiration and challenges in a series of interviews.

Wiley is proud to work with each and every one of you.
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Marie Davidian “Being able to formulate real problems and answer important questions using statistical theory and methods never ceases to excite and humble me.”

Marie Davidian
Editor, Wiley StatsRef
Executive Editor, Biometrics
Wiliam Neal Reynolds Professor, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, USA
Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, USA; Adjunct Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University, USA

Jennifer Bachner “Social scientists tackle messy issues and use statistics to gain purchase while recognizing that knowledge is built cumulatively, often in small steps, by many scholars over time.”

Jennifer Bachner
Series Editor, Wiley Series in Operations Research and Management Science
Director of Master of Science in Government Analytics
at Johns Hopkins University, USA

Jennifer Rogers “Knowing that my work can actually improve or extend lives is hugely inspirational to me.”

Jennifer Rogers
Regular contributor to StatisticsViews
Incoming Vice President for External Affairs,
Royal Statistical Society

Jeanine Hauwing-Duistermaat “There is so much exciting work to do in data analytics... so many great challenges which need to be solved together. We need you!”

Jeanine Houwing-Duistermaat
Former Co-Editor, Biometrics
Professor in Data Analytics and Statistics, University of Leeds, UK

Hongxia Yang “Data in industry is huge and complicated. I love the fact that statistical modeling is powerful in revealing its real underlying connections and values, and informing us of decisions for the future.”

Hongxia Yang
Associate Editor, Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry
Senior Staff Data Scientist and Director in Data Technology and Product Division, Alibaba Group, China

Marian Scott “I don’t think I ever have a typical day, and that is one of the great joys of my career (you wake up each morning with an excitement about what the day might bring).”

E. Marian Scott
Associate Editor, Environmetrics
Editorial Board, Significance
Professor of Environmental Statistics, University of Glasgow, UK

Kari Lock Morgan “…although beautiful, I couldn't directly see its [mathematics] impact or usefulness. Statistics was obviously impactful and useful for a wide variety of real problems.”

Kari Lock Morgan
Co-Author, Unlocking the Power of Data
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics,
Pennsylvania State University, USA

Kelly H. Zou “Opportunities for scientific internships are critical to gain real-world, hands-on experience, beneficial mentorship, and career development. Collaborative projects in the era of big data let women data scientists shine with their talents.”

Kelly H. Zou
Editorial Board, Significance and Statistics in Medicine
Senior Director and Analytic Science Lead, Pfizer Inc., USA

Charmaine B. Dean “Statistics is a collaborative discipline – with so many brilliant scientists to collaborate with who have interesting questions to solve, life as a statistician is always changing and interesting.”

Charmaine B. Dean
Associate Editor, Environmetrics
Dean of Science, Western University, Canada

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