The 2021 Fostering Diversity in Biostatistics Virtual Workshop

The Eastern North American Region (ENAR) of the International Biometric Society will be hosting the 2021 Fostering Diversity in Biostatistics Virtual Workshop. The workshop will focus on connecting underrepresented minority students interested in biostatistics with professional (bio)statisticians in academia, government and industry.

Dates:   March 13 and March 14
               Saturday: 3/13/21  Times: 11:00am-2pm EST
               Sunday: 3/14/21     Times: 11:00am-2:45pm EST

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Adrian Coles
                                  Senior Research Scientist
                                  Eli Lilly and Company

The workshop will feature:
• Hands-on computing activities for high school and undergraduate students.
• Roundtable discussions for professionals focusing on supporting, recruiting, and      retaining students.
• Panel discussions between students and professionals focusing on career opportunities and mentoring.
• Panel discussions between undergraduate students and graduate students focusing on preparing for a graduate degree in biostatistics.
• An interactive virtual networking expo among undergraduates and graduate students and representatives from schools offering MS and PhD degrees in Biostatistics.
• An interactive virtual networking expo among undergraduates and graduate students and representatives regarding summer programs and job opportunities.

Register here: https://www.enar.org/meetings/FosteringDiversity/

 

To learn more, please contact the workshop co-chairs:

Felicia Simpson, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Winston-Salem State University
Phone: (336) 750-2489
Email: griffinfr@wssu.edu


Loni Phillip Tabb, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Drexel University
Phone: (267) 359-6217
Email: lpp22@drexel.edu