Mathematics and Policy
How is data/math used to inform policy? This presentation will discuss current topics of interest in Science/Public Policy, how math is used, and how the outcomes are related to our everyday lives.

About the SpeakerCarla Denise CotwrightWilliams is an American mathematician who works as a Technical Director and Data Scientist for the United States Department of Defense. She was the second AfricanAmerican woman to earn a doctorate in mathematics at the University of Mississippi. CotwrightWilliams continues to hold an adjunct professorial lecturer position in mathematics and statistics at American University. She serves as an atlarge member of the executive committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM). Her career advice includes the following quote: "Get out and talk to people and learn new things!" 
