2017-12-08 Girls coding workshop held at Auckland University

2017-12-07 Women’s package writing workshop held at Auckland University, with instructors Hadley Wickham, Jenny Bryan, and Di Cook

2017-10-28 Girls R coding workshop held at the Kathleen Symes library in Melbourne.

2017-07-12 Julie Josse presents the results of the Forwards useR! 2016 survey at useR! 2017 [Video] [Slides].

2017-01-13 Open call to join the taskforce, further details.

2016-11-13 Heather Turner’s presentation from eRum 2016, “Addressing the Gender Gap in the R Project”, now on YouTube [slides].

2016-11-04 Jenny Bryan, Di Cook and Julie Josse are elected as ordinary members of the R Foundation, bringing the total number of women to 5 out of 37.

2016-10-20 Di Cook presents the work of the task force at Women in Statistics and Data Science 2016.

2016-08-22 R Consortium approves funding for a joint proposal from the San Francisco and London R-ladies groups for alignment and global expansion.

2016-06-27 Proportion of women at useR! 2016 rises to 28% from 19% at useR! 2015.