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Lab’s DEI Officer Named to Bay Area Council

The Lab’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer Lady Idos, along with San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York, have been named co-chairs of the Bay Area Council’s Gender, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee. The Council was formed in 1944 to coordinate the Bay Area’s regional economic development.

Employee Resource Groups Insights & Lessons Learned – August 28, 2020

In February, Berkeley Lab’s Employee Resource Group (ERG) leadership teams attended a one-day ERG Leadership Summit with representatives from Berkeley Lab, Lawrence Livermore and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. The keynote speaker was Gary Ross, the Inclusion and Diversity Specialist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He spoke about his work with ERGs and […]

Webinar on Communicating Across Cultures

With employees from more than 80 countries represented at Berkeley Lab, it is important to understand that different types of feedback styles can exist in your team. The IDEA office suggests staff watch this helpful webinar, sponsored by Toastmasters, on communicating across cultures. Read the full article and watch the webinar >>

Help Guide Scientific Adventures for Girls

Scientific Adventures for Girls is in need of virtual teaching assistants for their after school programming this fall. Volunteers will lead hands-on activities in the afternoons for girls in grades K-6. Sign up by August 21.

Networking in the time of Coronavirus: Virtual Informational Interviewing – August 6, 2020

Strengthen your professional network and learn strategies on how to gain insight on companies of interest. Date: Thursday, August 6 Time: 11 am – 12 noon REGISTRATION Learn how to network effectively, and develop and strengthen your professional network during the time of social distancing. Participants will learn strategies to identify, persuade, and gain insight […]

Webinar on Determining Your Leadership Style – July 16, 2020

To help emerging scientists become familiar with diverse methods for leading projects and teams successfully, a webinar on “Determining Your Leadership Style and Preference” will be held on Thursday, July 16, at 10:30 a.m. Participants will learn to think strategically about the best way to lead. Discover your leadership style and learn to strategically navigate […]

Sessions for Supervisors on Performance Management – July 8, 2020

A 2020 Supervisor’s Approach to Performance Management This 60-minute session is specifically designed for managers who attended and/or watched our Learning Module #3 – Supervisor’s Approach to Performance Management (found on the PMP website, along with Learning Modules #1 and #2). This follow-up session, hosted by the L&OD and HR Field teams, will be highly […]

Be a Mentor for Berkeley Community Scholars

Berkeley Community Scholars, a nonprofit that helps Berkeley High School graduates from low-income families go to college, is seeking STEM mentors. Want to learn more? Submit a mentor interest form by Friday, June 12. Mentor a Scholar Our mentoring program provides a sustained, community-based network of personal support, information and resources to BCS High Hopes […]

Supervisor Brown Bag: Responding to Current Events – June 10, 2020

To echo the June 10th community message from Mike Witherell, and to learn more about the goals of #ShutDownSTEM and related actions, join us for a 1-hour discussion and tour of the ‘Guidance for People Leaders’ Resource. The Brown Bag session will provide guidance on how to respond to current events and how supervisors can actively support their […]

IDEA Brown Bag for Supervisors & Managers: Incorporating IDEA goals into the PMP – June 11, 2020

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Office leads a series of IDEA Brown Bag sessions for Supervisors & Managers. This month’s topic: Incorporating IDEA goals into PMPs Join us for a discussion and tour of our Sample IDEA Goals for Performance Management Process (PMP) In this toolkit, you will find suggested goals for the diversity and […]