# Maths pioneer Alison Harcourt sees progress for women

Alison Harcourt, a pioneer of linear programming and a University of Melbourne statistics tutor for nearly 40 years, has been profiled in The Australian.

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Last week Alison was a guest at the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) Optimise 2018 conference.