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Amy Read


Brigham Young University | BS, Biology; BA, French | August 2019 | 3.90 GPA | Provo, UT

  • Minor: International Development
  • National Merit Scholar
  • President, Pi Delta Phi French National Honor Society (Gamma Psi Chapter)
  • Dean’s List, College of Life Sciences, 2016 & 2018

Research Experience

Research Assistant, BYU Department of Sociology | April 2017 – Present | Provo, UT

  • Analyzed South Korean KYPS data using multiple imputation and regression models
  • Co-authored 2 submitted academic papers with BYU sociology faculty
  • Presented research at the National Council on Family Relations Conference in San Diego in 2018
  • Received the Family, Home, and Social Sciences Conference Travel Grant in 2018

Coder, WomanStats Project | September 2017 – Present | Provo, UT

  • Qualitatively coded government, journalistic, and academic reports on 9 aspects of women’s empowerment and security for 350+ variables in 175 nations
  • Wrote periodic blog posts on international women’s health, safety, and community participation
  • Translated documents from Spanish and French to English for coding, including a 500-page statistical report on the Comoros

Work Experience

Software Training Instructor | Brigham Young University | April 2016 – April 2018 | Provo, UT

  • Designed a course for the Marriott School of Business to teach effective data visualization
  • Independently created curricula for 4 software courses; collaborated on curricula for 2 other courses
  • Taught weekly classes on Adobe and Microsoft programs
  • Assisted BYU graduate students from all departments with electronic theses and dissertations

Skills & Abilities

  • Statistical software: STATA, R
  • Other software: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Languages: Advanced fluency in Spanish & French, elementary proficiency in Japanese

Volunteer Experience

Representative | Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints | January 2014 – July 2015 | Málaga, Spain

  • Organized and taught seminars on effective work and teaching for over 50 other volunteers
  • Averaged 70+ hours of work per week focused on community service