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Lynne Billard, 2008 Elizabeth L. Scott Award recipient

Lynne Billard, University Professor of Statistics, received the 2008 Elizabeth L. Scott Award from the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies. This award, given every other year to one winner, recognizes exemplary efforts to further the careers of women in academia.

Billard was honored for “encouraging women statisticians as they embark on their careers and mentoring women as they advanced; for excellent leadership to the profession, serving as a role model to the next generation of women and men in statistics; and for conducting and publishing studies to understand and end gender-based inequities in statistics.”