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San Francisco Pride Parade – June 30, 2019

Are you interested in marching the San Francisco Pride Parade with the Berkeley Lab’s Lambda Alliance? Sign up below! The San Francisco Pride Parade will be held Sunday, June 30, and once again Lab employees are invited to take part. You can borrow a special lab coat that comes in a selection of colors, grab […]

The Quest to Build the Most Effective Teams – June 4, 2019

Date: June 4 Time: 12 – 1:15 pm Location: Building 50 Auditorium What makes the most effective team? In 2012, Google embarked on a study to find the answer. Project Aristotle studied the dynamics of various groups to discover what is essential to a team’s productivity and success. Matt Sakaguchi, a site reliability engineer at […]

Project Search Open House – May 29, 2019

As a follow up to the April 23rd Neurodiversity Panel Event we will hold an open house for those who are interested in learning more about Project SEARCH. Berkeley Lab has partnered with East Bay Innovations and Project SEARCH for many years and several of the people who started as interns are now Lab employees. […]

gLoBaL Employee Resource Group Hike – Sunday, April 28

The gLoBaL Employee Resource Group is organizing a hike this coming Sunday, April 28th, 2019 in Wildcat Canyon Regional Park. Wildcat Canyon is a 2,429-acre East Bay Regional Parks District park located within the city limits of Richmond. The hike is open to all at the lab and spouses and kids are welcome. The hike […]

Neurodiversity Panel Event: National Autism Awareness Month – April 23, 2019

As part of Berkeley Lab’s efforts to increase awareness on neurodiversity for National Autism Awareness Month in April, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Office and the All Access Employee Resource Group (ERG) will be hosting a panel event: Tuesday, April 23rd from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Building 50 Auditorium.  This talk will highlight the personal […]

WSEC Networking Event: Women Supporting Women at Berkeley Lab – March 9, 2019

The Berkeley Lab Women Scientists and Engineers Council sponsored its annual networking event in February. The guest speaker was Mary Gaillard, Senior Scientist at LBNL and Professor of Physics at UCB from 1982 to 2009. She has also authored a book, A Singularly Unfeminine Profession, which describes her career in physics when she was often […]

Black History Month Celebration – February 28, 2019

Black History Month Celebration A panel of three speakers is part of the second annual celebration of Black History Month on Thursday, Feb. 28 from noon until 1 p.m. in the Building 50 auditorium. Speakers include: Sarah Richardson — Founder & CEO, MicroByre Herbert Ferrer — Alameda County Firefighter/Paramedic Jessica Granderson — Staff Scientist, BTUS Division Deputy

Marcia McNutt in Conversation with Mike Witherell – February 26, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, Berkeley Lab Director joined guest Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences, for a wide-ranging conversation of her career and experiences, as part of the Director’s Distinguished Women in Science speaker series, a venue for women scientists to share their work and perspectives with the Lab community. Marcia McNutt […]

‘Black Panther’ Movie Comes to the Lab – February 15, 2019

The hit movie Black Panther will be shown on Friday, Feb. 15 at 11:30 a.m. in the Building 50 auditorium to celebrate Black History Month. It is being sponsored by the Lab’s African American Employee Resource Group. The movie runs two hours and 15 minutes.  Add to your calendar. Print and post to spread the word. Black […]

[email protected] Lab Awardees Special Event – July 9, 2018

The Oscars-style celebration on June 9,2019 filled the Building 50 Auditorium to capacity with family, friends, and colleagues who cheered as each awardee took center stage. Sixteen women were recognized for their professional accomplishments and contributions to STEM outreach. “The best science is done when you have diverse voices,” said Director Witherell at the ceremony. […]