The Caucus for Women in Statistics (CWS) and the American Statistical Association (ASA) are pleased to host the third annual Florence Nightingale Day. This event will be held for middle and high school students (grades 8-12) hosted by Ohio State University. This event is open to all students in the US and internationally. Check back often for updates. Contact Dr. Jessica Kohlschmidt at with questions and comments.


What: A celebration of women in statistics and data science! Join us for the Florence Nightingale Day to discover the opportunities for careers in statistics and data science, to do fun activities with data, and to develop connections. This event is free for students.

Who: 8th to 12th grade students (at least 13 years old and before college/university) from around the world with an electronic device and internet connection.

When: November 14th from 12 - 4 pm EST (New York Time)

Where: Virtually using Zoom


Stay tuned for 2021 details.


(Time are in EST – NYC Time)

11:45 am – 12:05 pm Registration

12:10 – 12:20 pm Welcome

12:20 – 1:10 pm Panel of Professional Women

1:10 – 1:15 pm Break

1:15 – 2:50 pm Interactive Activities

2:50 – 2:55 pm Break

2:55 – 3:45 pm Undergraduate & Graduate Student Panel

3:45 – 4:00 pm Wrap-up

Other Links:

- Are you interested in hosting your own event? Contact Jessica Kohlschmidt at

Click here for a summary of the 2019 event.

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