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Virtual Disability Inclusion Summit – October 21, 2020

National Business & Disability Council (NBDC)’s Virtual Disability Inclusion Summit: “Moving from Awareness to Action.” Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 (add it to your calendar) Time: 8 – 11 am Register here Website: https://www.viscardicenter.org/nbdc_ndeam_2020/ National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center’s Virtual Disability Inclusion Summit: Moving from Awareness to Action in Celebration […]

Three Questions for Joselyn Delgado

Joselyn Delgado shares her family’s journey from Chichigalpa, Nicaragua to the U.S., how she connects with her culture, and the chance encounter that brought her to the Lab, in this 3Q4, the second in our Latin American Heritage Month series. Joselyn Delgado, an administrator for the Government and Community Relations Office, has worked at the […]

How do you pronounce your name? Add an Audio Pronunciation Link to Your Email

Our names are central to our unique identities, and saying them correctly is the first step in connecting with, respecting, and appreciating one another. In the spirit of promoting feelings of inclusion for all members of our Lab community, we would like to bring your attention to a service that easily enables you to add […]

Lab’s Jackie Scoggins Featured in DOE Poster Series

Jackie Scoggins, Computer Systems Engineer, is the most recent representative of the Lab in the DOE’s STEM Rising series of posters to encourage diversity in the sciences. Jackie is also active in the Lab’s African-American Employee Resource Group and has been a long-time mentor in the community. View all posters>>

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.

LANA Hangs Banner in Honor of Latin American Heritage Month

The Latin American and Native American (LANA) Employee Resource Group unveiled a new banner this week in honor of Latin American Heritage Month.  Designed by LANA member and Creative Services Graphic Designer Eduardo de Ugarte, the banner features the new LANA logo which represents the sun sign common across North, Central and South America with […]

Berkeley Lab’s Open Mic for Postdoc Appreciation Week – September 25, 2020

Join us for an evening of music, poetry and community on Friday, September 25th. The Career Pathways Office and the IDEA Office are hosting an Open Mic night in honor of Postdoc Appreciation Week 2020. Please join us and celebrate by showing off your talent and skills and recognize the Lab’s Postdoc community! Everyone is […]

Visible Spectrum: Diana Swantek, Technical Illustrator

Visible Spectrum is a new series to spotlight talented and dedicated women employees across the Lab. In this inaugural feature, learn how Diana Swantek brings cutting-edge science to life in a visually engaging way in her role as a technical illustrator for Earth and Environmental Sciences. Diana Swantek has been with Berkeley Lab for over […]

Cafecito Hour with LANA – Sept 8, 2020

The Latin American & Native America (LANA) Employee Resource Group is hosting its first Cafecito Hour. Date: Tuesday, September 8th Time: 10: 00 – 11:00 am Zoom: https://lbnl.zoom.us/j/98296072582 Bring your own cup of coffee and join LANA for a fun break from your normal routine and chance to ease into the week after a long […]

Undergrad’s Poster Project Honors Black Physicists

Inspired by the nation’s grappling with issues of race and racial discrimination in the wake of George Floyd’s May 25 killing by police during his arrest in Minneapolis, UC Berkeley physics major and Berkeley Lab student assistant Ana Lyons turned to art as a way to contribute to the conversation. Aware of the scientific community’s […]