Chess

Leadership

Co-Director, Scholars Strategy Network (SSN) - Confluence Chapter

September 2020 - Present

· SSN connects journalists, policymakers, and civic leaders with American’s top researchers to improve policy and strengthen democracy
· Plan and facilitate meetings with members; Maintain emailing list and send out emails about events and
opportunities to members
· Developed video series around issues such as approval voting, the Census, and Amendment 3 (2020)
· Hosted workshops on policy brief writing and op-ed writing
· Worked with a diverse group of graduate fellows to incorporate their research into local elections, including connecting with policy makers and candidates

Co-Leader and PresenterR-Ladies – R-Ladies STL (St. Louis Chapter)

August 2020 - Present

· R-Ladies promotes gender diversity in the community of users of R Statistical programming language
· Present workshops for woman and other underrepresented groups in coding and statistical programming
· Help plan workshops, recruit presenters, and use social media to promote workshops for the organization

Graduate Fellow, Scholars Strategy Network (SSN) – Confluence Chapter

January 2019 - August 2020

· Plan and facilitate meetings with members to discuss policy arenas for engagement
· Plan and host events around policies effecting citizens in Missouri and Illinois, such as EITC, Medicaid expansion, civic engagement, criminal justice, and voting
· Facilitated statehouse visit to give the opportunity for members to meet with elected officials

Tutorial Committee Member, R!2020 Conference

· useR! Is an annual conference of leading statisticians and data scientists across the globe
· Help to compile tutorial topics and presenters for the R!2020 conference in St. Louis

September 2019 - July 2020

President/Treasurer, Political Science Graduate Student Association (PSGSA)

· Hosted events for graduate students, such as social hours and brown bags, to help facilitate meaningful relationships among students and faculty and to provide useful information for graduate studies

August 2016 - May 2018