Collecting and Using Demographic Information Responsibly
February 22 
11:00 am to 12:00 pm ET

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Join us for a thought-provoking webinar on the importance of responsible and intentional demographic data collection and usage in scientific publishing. Demographic information can play an integral role in promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive publishing environment. In this webinar, we’ll hear from expert panelists as they share perspectives, considerations, and best practices on handling demographics responsibly to measure and expand representation within editorial boards and research. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights!  

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the significance of demographic information in improving diversity and inclusion within editorial boards and their publications 
  2. Identify the challenges and ethical considerations regarding collecting and using demographic data
  3. Learn practical steps and best practices for using demographics to measure representation and shape DEIA goals and initiatives


Julia Robinson, Executive Editor
PLOS Global Public Health

Julia Robinson is currently the Executive Editor of PLOS Global Public Health, an Open Access journal that addresses deeply entrenched global inequities in public health and makes impactful research visible and accessible for all. Prior to joining PLOS in 2020, she worked with the University of Washington implementing HIV and health systems strengthening programs in many countries, primarily in Cote d’Ivoire. She is also involved with various global health activist organizations, including the People’s Health Movement.

Beryne Odeny, MD, MPH, PhD; Assistant Professor
Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Surgery

Dr. Beryne Odeny, Assistant professor of Surgery in Washington University in St. Louis, holds a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Nairobi, and a Master of Public Health degree and a PhD in Dissemination and Implementation Science from the University of Washington, Seattle. She has held various editorial roles at PLoS Medicine, PLoS ONE, and will be joining PLoS Global Public Health as an Academic Editor. She is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in scholarly publishing as evident in her most recent article titled "Time to End Parachute Science." Dr. Odeny's research centers on Implementation Science to understand and address health disparities, population-level health access gaps, and health system challenges with a special focus on electronic health information systems. She is passionate about rapid and equitable discovery of scientific evidence from, and across, low resource settings.

$25 for members; $75 for non-members

Networking Event After the Webinar

Join Us for CSE’s February Happy Hour in DC
Thursday, February 22 from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Piccolina da Centrolina, 963 Palmer Alley NW, Washington, DC 20001

Hosted by Danny Lambert

No RSVP needed.