Category: Profile

Data Scientist Shannon Cebron on Why She Loves Coming to Work

Shannon is a data scientist at Pegged Software, a Baltimore-based tech company that is revolutionizing the hiring process to make it work better for employees and employers. She has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in applied math and statistics. She recently spoke with us about her job and why she pursued a career as...

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Medical Doctor Says Statistics Education “Instrumental” to Her Success

College students “should run—not walk—to sign up for a statistics course as soon as possible,” writes Jessica Johnson, chief resident of physical medicine at Walter Reed National Medical Center, in a USA Today article. Johnson is a graduate of Cornell College and the University of Missouri School of Medicine.  She’s completing her final year of...

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Women a Growing Force in Statistics and Data Science, Reports Washington Post

Unlike many science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, the field of statistical science attracts a relatively large share of women, even in leadership positions, Washington Post’s Brigid Schulte recently reported in “Women Flocking to Statistics.” “More than 40 percent of degrees in statistics go to women, and they make up 40 percent of the statistics...

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Statistician Jen Van Mullekom Plays an Important Role at Dupont

Jen Van Mullekom is a statistician at DuPont where she helps the science company make informed decisions for a variety of problems and scenarios. Jen calls herself an “accidental statistician” because she set out to become a math teacher when she started her undergraduate studies. But upon taking a statistics class, she was amazed at...

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