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The team

Meet our new board!

Luise Gummi, Chair

Luise discovered her love for statistics in her Bachelor of Psychology at Erasmus University in Rotterdam. That’s when she decided to pursue the Statistics & Data Science Master at Leiden University. Her favourite topic so far is study designs, and she is very interested in research in the areas of medicine and psychology. Other than that, her hobbies are learning about mental health, travelling, hiking in nature, running, and callisthenics. Luise serves as the chair of the 2022-2023 YS board.

Vivianne Coppes, Vice Chair

Vivianne is a student of the Statistics & Data Science Master at Leiden University. While doing her bachelor in Psychology at the University of Groningen, she noticed her interest in statistics and research. By choosing the master Statistics & Data Science her interest in both psychological and medical research are combined. Next to spending her time studying, she enjoys watersports like windsurfing and sailing. Vivianne serves as both the vice chair and as an event coordinator of the 2022-2023 YS board.

Giorgio Spadaccini, Secretary

Giorgio is currently a student of the master’s programme “Statistics and Data Science” at Leiden University.  Before that, he obtained an ALGANT master’s degree in Mathematics, more specifically in algebra. Thanks to his thesis in the field of Algebraic Statistics, he then discovered a passion for topics where abstract mathematics serves more applied sciences, which is what motivated him to join his current master’s programme.  Besides statistics, he likes learning languages, cooking, and getting involved in university social events and associations. Giorgio serves as the secretary of the 2022-2023 YS board.

Lude Rozema, Treasurer

Lude is the treasures for the board and sees to the finances. He is a teacher and researcher at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Leiden University, having finished his Msc. Methodology and Statistics there. Besides being very interested in statistics, he does football (or tries to), and reads a lot.

Loes de Bruijn, Event Coordinator

Loes studied psychobiology at the University of Amsterdam and psychology at Leiden University, during which she discovered that she wanted to learn more about statistics and programming. She likes the programming courses the best so far, but there is still a lot to discover for her in the field of statistics and data science. Other than that, Loes loves to go to concerts, sailing, and hiking in the nature. Loes serves as an event coordinator of the 2022-2023 YS board.

Katie Lindefjeld, PR Coordinator

Katie is a student of the Statistics & Data Science master program at Leiden University. During her bachelor’s in biology, she was exposed to interesting biological research fields and decided to learn more about statistics and programming. She serves as the PR coordinator for the 2022-2023 board year. When not at university, she likes to be in nature, spend time with friends, and experience new foods, places, and ideas.