Internal Communications Chair

Northwestern University | Women in Statistics (WIST) • Evanston, IL • Jun 2019

Women in Statistics (WIST) is focused on building community among self-identifying women in statistics (including any fields that use statistics or data science). The organization seeks to increase representation of women in statistics and strives to create a mentoring environment, through professional development and learning opportunities.

Internal Communications Chair responsibilities focus on managing communications with WIST members including:

  • Creating and distributing paper and virtual flyers
  • Organizing WIST members schedules to identify optimal event times
  • Built WIST website using the Academic Hugo template, GitHub
  • Schedule quarterly WIST lunches
  • Facilitate weekly book discussions

Marketing Materials

  • Designed WIST logo

  • Designed Women in Data Science (WiDS) logo for regional Chicago event

    Note: This logo was put on hex stickers given away at the event.

  • Flyer for Brown Bag Lunches


  • Flyer for Workshops


  • Flyer for Discussions


Software and Tools

  • GIMP (open source graphics editor)
  • PowerPoint (for making flyers)
  • R / RStudio, GitHub, HTML (for webpages)