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Goals of the ISI YS Committee

  • Advise the ISI Executive Committee on:
    • how to encourage young statisticians to join ISI, and what values and benefits should be developed and offered
    • how to promote the careers of YS
    • how we can offer a platform for YS around the world to get together and network
  • Promote and collaborate in mentoring activities
  • Promote awards within conferences and travel awards
  • Organize regional conferences, workshops and short courses/webinars
  • Coordinate with existing ISI regional networks and associations’ specific groups of young statisticians.


The chair and the up to 10 members must be ISI members, considering ISI Associations and geographical diversity.


  • Mara Sherlin D Talento, University of the Philippines Los Baños


  • James Baglin (Australia; IASE representative), School of Mathematical and Geospatial Sciences, RMIT University, Australia
  • Bibhas Chakraborty (Singapore/India/US), Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
  • Corina Constantinescu (UK; BS representative), Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Claire Gormley (Ireland), School of Mathematical Sciences, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Tamanna Howlader (Bangladesh), Institute of Statistical Research and Training, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Francesca Ieva (Italy), Department of Mathematics, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
  • Gloria Mathenge (Kenya), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya
  • Timo Schmid (Germany; IASS representative), Institute for Statistics and Econometrics, Free University of Berlin, Germany
  • Ali Shojaie (Iran/USA), University of Washington, USA

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Supporting network

We have country and regional representatives who serve as liaisons with members of the network from their region/country. They report to the ISI YS Committee, and should become members of ISI or of an ISI Association.


  • keep track of contact information
  • recruit new members to the network
  • discuss and compile needs at country or regional level
  • identify opportunities for activities that will benefit the region/country, etcetera


Read more about the YS Activities on their website.

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