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Seeking Nominations for Honorees at “Women @ The Lab” 2015 Event

NominateNowIn an effort to continue DOE’s “Women @ Energy” project here at Berkeley Lab, our Women Scientists and Engineers Council (WSEC) and the Diversity and Inclusion Office are excited to host the second “Women @ The Lab” event on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. at the Berkeley Lab Cafeteria.

The inaugural Women @ The Lab event in 2013 showcased a few of our accomplished employees at Berkeley Lab.  These women shared profiles and stories, including what inspired them to work in STEM, what excites them about their work at the Lab, and their ideas for getting more underrepresented groups engaged in STEM.

This year, we are seeking nominations for talented and dedicated women employees across Berkeley Lab whose contributions and achievements to the Lab’s mission merit recognition.  Nominations are accepted for women employees across the following categories; self-nominations will also be accepted.  The nomination period is open until Monday, September 14, 2015.

Categories for nominations for Women @ The Lab 2015:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Early/Mid-Career Scientist or Engineer
  • Senior Scientists or Engineer
  • Operations Professional
  • Administrative Professional
  • Technician

Nomination criteria:

Criteria for nomination may include examples of the following;

  • Dedication
  • Talent
  • Inspired by work in STEM/support of STEM
  • Commitment to Berkeley Lab’s mission
  • Commitment to outreach and science communication

Eligibility:

All women employees of Berkeley Lab are eligible for nomination to be recognized at our Women @ The Lab 2015 event. We are seeking representation of at least 1-2 women from each category.

Nomination Process:

Complete and submit the Women @ The Lab nomination form.  Click here to complete.

Review Committee:

Nominations will be reviewed by members of the Women Scientists and Engineers Council. WSEC will contact all nominators to follow up on their submissions.

  • Review nomination for appropriateness and verify the nomination meets the stated criteria.
  • Representation of women employees across categories at the Lab.

Award Presentation:

Recognition of selected women will be conducted at the second Women @ The Lab event to be held in November 2015. Certificates will be presented to recipients at the event, along with a display of each awardee’s profile, in recognition of their contributions and achievements in support of Berkeley Lab’s mission.

Below are the honorees from Women @ The Lab 2013.  For any questions, please contact the Diversity and Inclusion Office (DIO) at dio@lbl.gov.

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