Berkeley Lab will be hosting its 4th Annual Diversity Cultural Festival on Thursday, October 30th from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Cafeteria patio. This year’s theme will be: “Weaving the Fabric of Diversity”, a whirlwind tour around the world celebrating our community’s diversity, with representations of Lab employees’ cultures and backgrounds. Berkeley Lab performers include: American jazz singer Amy Ukena, Hula dancer Adel Serafino, Ukulele Club, Dance Club, and the Karaoke Idols. UC Berkeley performers include: Lebanese and Egyptian Belly Dancer Christine Garibian, Naya at Berkeley Indian Classical Dancers, and the West Coast Rock Band.
Booths will include representation from: the African American Quilt Guild, Bay View Cafe, Diversity & Inclusion Council, Filipino-American Club, Lambda Alliance (LGBTQ club), Museum of African American Technology, UC Berkeley Recreational Sports & Martial Arts, and the Women Scientists and Engineers Council.
The Epicurean Group at the Bay View Café will have four stations featuring “Street Foods” @ $4.00 each: German bratwurst with warm sauerkraut and whole grain mustard; chicken gyro with creamy tzatziki and juicy tomatoes on a warm pita; 24 hour braised pork carnitas street tacos topped with cabbage slaw; Tandoori chicken wraps with creamy raita and charred vegetables.
Sponsored by Berkeley Lab’s Diversity & Inclusion Council, the Diversity & Inclusion Speakers and Social Activities Subcommittee, and the Physical Biosciences Division. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to view our flyer. See the video below from last year’s festival.
Berkeley Lab is a global community. There are cultural riches waiting to be discovered and explored, and much to be celebrated!