Congratulations to the StatStart team who was recently selected as a 2022-23 grant recipient of the Harvard Culture Lab Innovation Fund (CLIF)! The team will receive generous funding for their upcoming summer program after submitting a video pitch among a competitive group of applicants. Per the review committee, “in making each grant decision, the review committee has taken great care to choose projects with exceptional ideas, impact, collaboration, and strength. We are confident in your group’s ability to meet the goals outlined in your proposal.”Statstart is a one month summer intensive program intended for high school students from underrepresented backgrounds interested in data science and computing. The program was founded in 2015 by doctoral students Octavious Talbot and Alex Ocampo, PhD ’20, now being led by Talbot with help from faculty program director Marcello Pagano and program manager Priti Thareja.
Department of Biostatistics