Fanyi studied statistics in college, and, after graduating, decided to pursue the subject further, earning a master’s degree in statistics at Cornell University. Upon completing graduate school, Fanyi joined Medidata’s Predictive Modeling Team. She likes how her job allows her to put her education and skills to good use.
Fanyi works with clinical trial data. The way she spends her time at work varies, depending on the nature of the particular project at hand. Most of her efforts are directed toward exploring data sets and summarizing their meaning for external stakeholders who may be looking at the numbers with fresh eyes.
“Company-wide meetings and parties provide opportunities for people to get to know one another. I’ve made friends on different teams and in different departments.”
“Medidata values education and development. The company has a specific fund set aside for employees to attend seminars and conferences. It’s a great way to further our professional knowledge and skills.”