Saturday, December 5, 2020

Sally Hendrick

Sally Hendrick is a Nashville based statistician with a 25-year background in actuarial science. She loves to travel with her family while keeping a finger on the pulse of U.S. politics. Sally also runs her own Facebook ads agency, enjoys writing, art, culture, music, and languages.
18 Published Articles

Friday night lights are on in Tennessee with mixed response across the state

Source: The Tennessean. Fans at a Cookeville, TN football game on Aug 20, 2020.

As many schools have already opened across the state, some are doing distance-learning and some are trying a hybrid approach

According to a recent survey of teachers in the state of Tennessee, many have reported their dissatisfaction with what has been promised to them...

The Black Lives Matter Movement inspires action in online communities

With numerous protests continuing all over the United States to put a spotlight on systemic racism, police brutality, and the lack of education of...

Nashville Protests: From Peaceful to Riotous, to Peaceful Again

Nashville, Tennessee, is known for having mostly peaceful protests. No matter the cause, past marches with as many as 15,000 people, have shouted for attention...

COVID-19: Analysis and criticism of data reported by the CDC [Opinion]

Criticism of the figures showing reported cases and deaths due to COVID-19 is rampant in the media and across social media. How deaths are...

Businesses move to online selling during the COVID-19 pandemic

Business coaches who consult other business owners on how to create online offers are a hot commodity these days. With the pandemic interrupting normal...

Protesters’ and politicians’ hands tied as health departments take charge

I interviewed Kimberly Edwards, the young mother who organized the #FreeTN protests across the state of Tennessee after starting a Facebook group that grew...

College students graduate during COVID-19 pandemic via Facebook Live

Students everywhere are missing out on typical graduation ceremonies, normally held in packed arenas, stadiums, churches, and amphitheaters. Gone are the caps and gowns,...

COVID-19: How some Tennessee businesses are shifting focus

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COVID-19: Is it time to relax social distancing in the United States?

Positive effects related to social distancing in the United States are starting to show up in the projections for the numbers of expected COVID-19...

COVID-19: How to follow state-by-state statistical updates in the USA

We are in a time of information overload. Statistics are referred to around the COVID-19 outbreak, highlighting what may be of interest on any...

COVID-19: Analyzing the Potential Healthcare Shortage in Your Neighborhood [Opinion]

As of Monday, March 23, there were approximately 380,000 global cases of COVID-19 infections reported online and over 16,500 deaths. Earlier last week, the...

COVID-19: In-depth analysis of what the world is doing [Opinion]

New day. New press conference. In the U.S., we are being told that more tests are coming. Self-quarantine, social distancing, and hand-washing have been...

Facebook groups provide a sense of community to bring like-minded people together

If you find yourself looking for something to do while practicing social distancing, Facebook groups are a way to communicate and convene digitally in...

My Experience: Nashville’s tornado is bringing the community together

I fell asleep on top of my phone Monday night. At 3:35 am Pacific Time, it vibrated underneath me. It was one of my...

Social Media Marketing World: Coronavirus didn’t cancel this event

With coronavirus fears looming over events that are being canceled all over the world, Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner trekked forward with the...

Katherine Johnson: A hero for women in STEM careers

NASA’s most notorious “female computer,” Katherine Johnson, made famous by Taraji P. Henson in the 2016 Oscar-nominated movie Hidden Figures, passed away at age...

Can Facebook ads influence the Presidential election?

According to Facebook, Mike Bloomberg has spent just over $48 million in Facebook and Instagram political ads for Mike Bloomberg 2020, Inc. That is...