About

Isabella Deutsch, M.Sc B.Sc
from Vienna, Austria
currently living in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
PhD Student in Statistics, University of Edinburgh
Incoming Alan Turing Institute Enrichment Student
Co-Founder of the Piscopia Initiative (2019/20)
Student Trustee and Director at the Edinburgh University Students’ Association

Education
from Sept 2019
: PhD Statistics / University of Edinburgh (School of Mathematics)
see “Academic” page for detail
Oct 2018 – Sept 2019: M.Sc Statistical Science / University of Oxford (Department of Statistics & St Peter’s College)
Oct 2015 – Jun 2018: B.Sc Statistics / University of Vienna (Faculty of Business Administration)

Work Experience
from Jan 2020: Tutor for the School of Mathematics for various courses (see “Academic” page for detail)
Sep 2017 – Aug 2018: Junior CRM Marketing Manager at Wüstenrot Group (Innovation and Data Science)
Jan 2017 – Dec 2017: Founding my own Start Up: Hybrid 100 (Preparation courses for the psychology entrance exam for the Maths and English part)
Nov 2016 – Aug 2017: Sales- and Marketing Assistant at PICUS GmbH
Jan 2015 – Jun 2016: Social Media Analyst at META Communication International
Sep 2013 – Aug 2014: European Volunteering Service (EVS) at Anne Frank Zentrum Berlin

Languages
German (Native), English (Near-Native; IELTS: 8.5), Italian (Intermediate), French (Intermediate), Spanish (Basic)

Programming
R (Advanced), SQL (Basic), Python (Basic), SAS (Basic), STATA (Basic)

Honours and Awards
Edinburgh Teaching Award Category 1 leading to Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (2021)
Stipend Top Up for Enrichment Scheme from the Alan Turing Institute (2022)
TOP Merit Scholarship by the county of Lower Austria (2018, 2019, 2020)
Scholarship for academic excellence from the University of Vienna (2017, 2018, 2019)
Merit-based scholarship from the University of Vienna (2016, 2017, 2018)
Recipient of the Austrian Youth Prize with the Anne Frank Exhibition (2016)
Memberships: “Talente Österreich” (Student Accelerator), Mensa (IQ)
Participation in the Austria to Austin Start Up Program by the US Embassy (2016)

Volunteer Work
Senior Advisor, One Edinburgh (since Aug 2021)
Director and Student Trustee, Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) (since Feb 2021)
Mentor and Consultant for the Hackathon, DataFest 2021, Edinburgh (March 2021)
Co-Founder of the Piscopia Initiative for more women and non-binary Maths PhDs in Scotland (2019/2020)
“All Year” PhD Student Representative for the School of Mathematics, Edinburgh (2020/21)
Year 1 PhD Student Representative for the School of Mathematics, Edinburgh (2019/20)
Charity Representative to the MCR Committee St Peter’s College, Oxford (2018/19)
Student Representative, Maths Ambassador, Member of the Teaching Committee and the Graduate Liaison Group at the Department of Statistics, Oxford (2018/19)
Exhibition Head of organisation for the exhibition “Anne Frank. A history for today.” (2015)
Volunteer at the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna in the press centre (2015)

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