BDSS-IGERT Fellow Michelle Pistner wins Gertrude M. Cox Award from American Statistical Association

Michelle Pistner, a BDSS-IGERT Fellow and PhD student in the dual-title degree in Statistics and Social Data Analytics, has been awarded the Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship Award from the American Statistical Association. Michelle will receive her award at the 2017 Joint Statistical Meetings in Baltimore this July.

The ASA describes the award: The Cox Scholarship, sponsored by the ASA Committee on Women in Statistics and Caucus for Women in Statistics, was established in 1989 to encourage more women to enter statistically oriented professions. Two scholarship recipients are selected each year: one to a woman in or entering the early stages of graduate training (MS or PhD) and one to a woman in a more advanced stage of training. Scholarship recipients receive a certificate and $1,000.

Read more about the award here: http://www.amstat.org/ASA/Your-Career/Awards/Gertrude-M-Cox-Scholarship.aspx

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