The ASA Celebrates Pride!

ASA Celebrates Pride

Participate in Pride Month this June with the following activities and help endow the new ASA Pride Scholarship!

  • Attend a book reading with Nicole Dennis Benn
  • Attend a webinar about current research on LGBTQ+ issues
  • Purchase an ASA Pride T-shirt

Author Nicole Dennis-Benn

Book Reading with Award-Winning Author Nicole Dennis Benn
June 10 at 6:00 p.m.

Nicole Dennis-Benn is the author of Here Comes the Sun, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and 2017 Lambda Literary Award winner. Her bestselling sophomore novel, Patsy, is a 2020 Lambda Literary Award winner, a New York Times Editors’ Choice, a Financial Times Critics Choice, a Stonewall Book Awards Honor Book, and a Today Show Read with Jenna Book Club selection. Patsy has been named Best Book of the Year by Kirkus Reviews, TIME, NPR, People, The Washington Post, Apple Books, O, The Oprah Magazine, The Guardian, Good Housekeeping, BuzzFeed, and ELLE.

“Patsy fills a literary void with compassion, complexity, and tenderness.” - TIME

Thank you to everyone who attended the book reading. To receive a recording, contact


Webinar on Current LGBTQ+ Issues Research
June 21 at 4:00 p.m.

Sign up for the Pride Month Webinar about current research into LGBTQ+ issues.  


Prizes will include an ASA tote bag, ASA drawstring bag, Pride T-shirt, or other ASA goodies.

Help Endow the ASA Pride Scholarship

When you donate toward our goal of $30,000, you will not only help us endow the scholarship, but you will also be entered into weekly prize drawings.

Prizes will include an ASA tote bag, ASA drawstring bag, Pride T-shirt, or other ASA goodies.

Donate Now

The ASA Pride Scholarship was established to raise awareness for and support the success of LGBTQ+ statisticians and data scientists and allies. The scholarship will celebrate their diverse backgrounds and showcase the invaluable skills and perspectives these individuals bring to the ASA, statistics, and data science.

Apply or nominate someone for an ASA Pride Scholarship.

Amanda Malloy
ASA Director of Development
(703) 302-1861