Mission: Statistics Without Borders (SWB) is a volunteer Outreach Group of the American Statistical Association (ASA) that provides pro bono services in statistics and data science.
Vision and Purpose: SWB aims to improve decision making and knowledge in efforts that promote welfare through the proper application of statistical principles and best practices, where access to such resources is limited.
- SWB advocates objective, impartial, and sound decision making using best statistical practices.
- SWB provides analytical services through client projects for public benefit that support goals that are nonreligious, nonpolitical, and non-personal, with a focus on developing countries.
- SWB assists organizations outside of the for-profit sector, with priorities given to organizations with limited access to statistical resources.
- SWB strengthens its clients and their communities by helping them build their capacities in statistics, data science and analytics, and promotes best practices in these areas.