Women in Statistics

creating community to help women succeed

Women in Statistics (WIST) has a mission to build community among all self-identifying women in statistics - including undergraduate women, graduate women, and female faculty at Northwestern. The organization to open to those within the Statistics Department as well as those who use statistics or data science, including Engineering, Math, and Quantitative Social Sciences. WIST is set to increase representation of women in the field of statistics and to create outreach and professional development opportunities for women interested in statistics careers. WIST partners with a variety of organizations and seeks funding both within Northwestern and from external grants.