The Caucus fosters opportunities for the education, employment and advancement of women in statistics. It also promotes the increased participation of women in professional meetings and on governing boards and committees of statistical societies. The Caucus stimulates professional and social contact among its members and encourages members to discuss issues concerning women in the profession of statistics.
The Caucus membership consists of individuals residents mostly in the USA and Canada. The Caucus works with all statistical professional societies. It is informally associated with the American Statistical Association (ASA) and participates in its annual meeting, where it sponsors the Gertrude Cox Scholarship.
The Caucus works closely with the Committee on Women in Statistics (COWIS) from the American Statistical Association (ASA) as well as similar committees in other statistical organizations to promote the professional improvement of women in statistics.