Equivalence: Elizabeth L. Scott at Berkeley (Chapman and Hall/CRC Press, 2017) by Amanda Golbeck ’74 is the compelling story of one pioneering statistician’s mammoth and relentless 20-year effort to promote the status of women in academia and science. Part biography and part micro history, the book provides the context and background to understand Scott’s penchant for, and masterfulness at, using statistics to help solve societal problems.