CNSL Webinar: Empowering Success: The Role of Mentorship in Graduate Student Achievement

When:  Apr 15, 2024 from 13:00 to 13:30 (ET)

Jointly sponsored by the Statistical Consulting and Biopharmaceutical Sections of ASA

Description: Navigating the statistics landscape as a graduate student and beyond can be challenging. Join us for a webinar that explores the benefits of mentorship and how it can help you quickly learn the ropes, improve your career prospects, and contribute to the statistical profession. Whether you're a current student or professional looking to advance in your career, a mentoring relationship can provide you with valuable insights and support.

In this webinar, we will cover the importance of mentorship, how to identify a mentor, how to approach them, and general expectations for a mentoring relationship. Whether you're seeking guidance on research projects, career development, or personal growth; mentorship can be a powerful tool to help you achieve your goals.

Join us to learn how mentorship can enhance your professional journey and help you reach your full potential in the field of statistics.

SpeakerDr. Rebbecca Wilson is a Principal Statistician in Immunology at Janssen, where she focuses on late-phase ulcerative colitis clinical trials. She joined Janssen in February 2020, bringing prior experience as a Lead Data Scientist in finance. Rebbecca earned her DrPH in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2018, following an A.B. in pre-medical studies and Spanish from Bowdoin College in 2007. Before graduate school, she completed a postbaccalaureate program in Mathematics and Statistics at Smith College. Rebbecca's research interests include Longitudinal, Categorical, and Missing Data Analysis. Her dissertation focused on imputation and repeated measures analysis for accelerometer data. Rebbecca is a firm believer in paying it forward. She enjoys serving on various committees related to mentorship, DEI, and career engagement.