Professor Kerrie Mengersen is the International Statistical Institute President’s Invited Speaker for the Virtual World Statistics Congress, WSC2021 (July 11–16, 2021: Kerrie Mengersen is Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Queensland University of Technology, and an incoming Vice-President of the ISI. Her work spans Bayesian statistics, computational statistics, environmental, genetic and health statistics, statistical consulting and citizen science. She was a guest on the Stats+Stories podcast “Stats in Celebration of Earth Day” and “Explaining Bayes Better”. These (and many others) are available to listen to at