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1. Objectives and Expected Products

  • To promote and strengthen the representation of women statisticians in the ISI and its Associations.
  • To help in providing opportunities for women members to assume active and visible roles in the ISI and other statistical associations.
  • To collect information on women in the statistical professions in different countries and to facilitate the flow of information among women statisticians.
  • To stimulate interest in statistics among women and encourage women students in schools and colleges to study statistics.
  • To support the compilation of statistics on women, with a view to generating relevant studies concerning women's roles in the various activities in their countries.

2. Management Committee

Ksenija Dumičić, Chair

University of Zagreb Croatia

Amanda Golbeck

University of Arkansas     USA

Janet van Niekerk

University of Pretoria South Africa

Michiko Watanabe                            

Keio University                                                    Japan

Liaison with ISI PO: Olivia van Dijck-Timbol


3. Supporting Network: Country Representatives

Adedayo Adepoju

University of Ibadan Nigeria

Grace Bediako


Nedret Billor

Auburn University Turkey/USA

Bouchra Bouziani

High Commission of Planning Morocco

Elizabetta Carfagna

University of Bologna Italy

Cathy Chen

Feng Chia University Taiwan

Cristina Cuesta

National University of Rosario Argentina

Reem Elsybaey


Beky Farouk


Cathy Furlong

Integrity Management Services USA

Ivette Gomes

University of Lisbon Portugal

Saleha Naghmi Habibullah


Diana Kelmansky

University of Buenos Aires Argentina

Eva Laczka

Hungarian Central Statistical Office Hungary

Nadia Lkhoulf 

High Commission for Planning Morocco

Sheila S. Mudenda

Central Statistical Office Zambia

Annette Okoth 

Masinde Muliro University Kenya

Leticia Ramirez

CIMAT Mexico

Emma Rourke


Halimeh Said

Palestine Central Bureau of Statistics Palestine

Allyson Seyb

Stats NZ New Zealand

Manal Sweidan

Dept. of Statistics, NSO Jordan

Teresita E. Teran

National University of Rosario Argentina

Eidth Umeh 

Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nigeria 

Gayatri Vishwakarma 

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Inst & Research Centre India


4. Reports 

CWS Report 2021

Women in Statistics Networking Breakfast at ISI WSC 2017

Women in Statistics Networking Breakfast at ISI WSC 2015

CWS Report 2015

CWS Report 2014

CWS Report 2013

CWS Report 2011