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Celebrating Black History Month at the Berkeley Lab Energy Storage Center

In celebration of Black History Month, the Berkeley Lab Energy Storage Center wants to highlight African American researchers who have made an impact on energy storage, from research to deployment: Denise Gray – President of LG Chem Michigan Inc. Tech Center (LGCMI), which is the North American subsidiary of one of the world’s largest lithium […]

Employee Resource Group Overview Presentations – February 2021

In February, 2021 each of the ERGs recorded a short overview presentation about the group – their mission, activities and accomplishments. African American ERG Asian Pacific Islander ERG Early Career ERG Lambda ERG Veterans ERG Women Scientists & Engineers Council

New IDEA Team Member Announcement: Welcome, Kevin Nichols!

The IDEA Office is pleased to announce and welcome Kevin L. Nichols as the newest member of our team! Kevin will serve as the Senior IDEA Integration Partner to operationalize and embed inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability within Berkeley Lab’s talent and organizational processes. He will start on February 22, 2021. This new role will […]

Who are the women in climate action who have inspired you?

This Women’s History Month, the U.S. Department of Energy is focusing on women in climate action. Help us tell the stories of the footsteps we walk in by answering the questions below on who has inspired you. Your story may be told on energy.gov/women and in DOE social media by the Office of Public Affairs. […]

Six Ways to Manage Coronavirus Depression – Greater Good Science Center

This article from UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center offers some concrete steps to take if you’re feeling down. “Knowing what depression looks like and how to manage it can help prevent you from slipping into dark moods.” “Depression is increasing in the United States, in no small part due to COVID-19. According to recent […]

Black History Month – Support Black Owned Businesses 2021

One great way to celebrate Black History Month is to support Black owned business – this month and throughout the year! 25 Black-Owned Bay Area Businesses to Support Now & Always With February being Black History Month, let’s get in the habit of shopping local and supporting our Black-owned Bay Area businesses. At the link […]

ERGs Welcome Four New Leaders

We’re pleased to announce that the African American ERG, the Asian Pacific Islander ERG, the Veterans ERG, and the Women Scientist and Engineers Council have appointed the following people to subcommittee and steering committee positions. Welcome Miles, Sandy, Alex and Juliane! Miles Green Steering Committee Member, African American Employee Resource Group Miles Green is the […]

UC President Michael V. Drake reflects on Black History Month

UC President Michael V. Drake reflects on the Black workers, scholars, artists and activists who have propelled the University of California — and the world — forward, and the work that remains to be done to achieve our ideals of equality, inclusion and justice. Learn more: Black Californians have played a significant role in UC’s […]

Helpful UC resources for LGBTQ+ staff

Calling all LGBTQ+ colleagues: UCnet includes information and resources for you, including the LGBTQ+ Resource Centers page with up-to-date contacts for each campus. And, we’ve created a new page that outlines transgender and nonbinary health benefits, including downloadable fact sheets and info for all UC health plans.

February is American Heart Month!

Let’s focus on our hearts and health. Include healthy habits in your daily routines to reduce your risk for heart disease and stroke. Your heart is a muscle, the more exercise, and activity you do, the stronger and healthier it becomes. See the links below for some tips and facts about heart health, cardio fitness […]