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Tips on Inclusive and Effective Meetings

Inclusive meetings encourage participation, lead to a more robust discussion, and promote sharing of innovative solutions.  Visit our IDEAs-in-Action website for tips that will help you make the best use of time spent in meetings, whether you are a participant or leader. Available tool kits include: How to Run Inclusive and Effective Meetings How to […]

IDEA Brown Bag for Staff – Creating a Culture of Feedback – February 25, 2020

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Office leads a series of IDEA Brown Bag sessions for staff. This month’s topic: Creating a Culture of Feedback Join us for a discussion and tour of all our available resources: LinkedIn Learning videos, discussion guides, tool kits, articles and case studies and One Minute for Idea slides. We’ll show […]

IDEA Brown Bag for Supervisors & Managers: Creating a Culture of Feedback – February 13, 2020

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Office leads a series of IDEA Brown Bag sessions for supervisors. This month’s topic is: Creating a Culture of Feedback. This is a safe place to bring questions and feedback on IDEA at the Lab and how you can help shape the conversation. Bring your lunch and a colleague! No […]

IDEA is a Personal Journey

IDEA and the principles it embraces are part of our responsibility as citizens of the Lab, as we all play a role in creating a culture of collaboration and respect. Change is a journey, and Henrik von der Lippe, Director of the Engineering Division, reflects on his path to IDEA ideals.  

IDEA Working Group Open House

Date: Friday, December 13, 2019 Time: 12 noon – 1 pm Location: Building 54, Room 130 Pers Hall Zoom: Please join us on December 13th at our Open House to learn more about the three groups, their goals, how they support the FY 2020IDEA Strategic Plan, and how you can get involved. Kick-off meetings […]

Microaggressions: 1,000 Cuts Add Up

The expression “death by a thousand cuts” is used in the psychological literature to describe the many small, emotional blows we take in a lifetime. But for some colleagues at the Lab, these repeated cuts can add up to deeper wounds that are more difficult to heal. These little cuts are known as microaggressions, the […]

IDEA Brown Bag for Supervisors & Staff: Building Capacity as an Upstander – Dec 17, 2019

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program Manager Janie Pinterits will lead an IDEA Brown Bag session for supervisors and staff. This week’s topic is Building Capacity as an Upstander. Over lunch we’ll talk about what it means to be an upstander, how you can build capacity in speaking up and we’ll review the Upstander Leader Discussion […]

IDEA Brown Bag for Supervisors – Inclusive Leadership – October 10, 2019

Chief DEI Officer Lady Idos will lead a series of IDEA Brown Bag sessions for supervisors and managers. This week’s topic is Inclusive Leadership. For articles, trainings and discussion guides on the topic, check out our IDEAs in Action website. This is a safe place to bring questions and feedback on IDEA at the Lab, […]

Sept. 27 Workshops on Leading Respectful Environments

Respectful Work Environment workshops will be held Friday, Sept. 27. The interactive training builds skills in civil communications, harassment prevention, and bystander intervention. The morning session is for supervisors and the afternoon session is for staff. Seats are limited; register now.

Leading for a Respectful Workplace – For Managers & Supervisors – September 27

The Lab is providing “Leading for a Respectful Environment” training facilitated by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). EEOC trainings are more traditionally formatted workshops that actively build skills in recognizing issues and how to intervene early, before things rise to the legal definition of discrimination, and encourages pro-active responsibility. The session for supervisors will […]