Sports Analytics stands at the intersection of two historically exclusive fields, both of which consistently overlook under-privileged voices.
Having noticed a gap in representation, SFU alumni Matt Reyers, Meyappan Subbaiah, Dani Chu and Lucas Wu decided to work together to change the imbalance of racial representation in the workforce. They believe it starts with a university education and have created the Sports Analytics Award for Indigenous Students in Science to address representation of Indigenous students within the faculty.
The purpose of this award is to provide opportunities to those who have been historically excluded from the industry of sports analytics, as follows:
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You can be the difference for a student who may be facing barriers as they pursue a university education. Your gift will make a direct impact on an Indigenous student who is in the Faculty of Science.
Join us in taking real action to drive a more racially inclusive faculty and field.
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