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Strategies for Inclusive Mentorship – March 16, 2023

Strategies for Inclusive Mentorship Mentorship is a dynamic, career-long phenomenon spanning many different relationships that support our personal and professional development. A wealth of scholarship on mentorship practices has emerged across many disciplines studying how mentorship happens in the workplace, its benefits, and what institutions can do to foster those relationships. While mentorship can benefit […]

2022 Director’s Awards – New IDEA Award Category

The Director’s Awards program recognizes the significant achievements of Lab employees. Each year, these awards are given for accomplishments, leadership, collaboration, multi-disciplinary science, cross-divisional projects, and commitment to excellence in support of the Lab’s mission and strategic goals. Berkeley Lab employees submit nominations of individuals and teams, which are then reviewed by a Lab-wide Director’s […]

Lab Leads Transgender-inclusive Name Change Initiative – October 2021

In a sea change for scientific publishing, a project led by Berkeley Lab, in partnership with other leading institutions, has paved the way for researchers who change their names to retain recognition of their previously published work. The first-of-its-kind initiative launched this summer with all 17 national labs on board and 21 prominent publishing organizations, […]

DOE Takes Pride in Progress

During Pride Month, the U.S. Department of Energy talked to our colleagues about what Pride Month means to them, how they celebrate Pride Month, and what’s on the horizon for our agency when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Watch the video below to hear their thoughts. Read the full article>>

UC Council of Chief Diversity Officer’s Distinguished Scholar Webinar – April 28, 2021

You are cordially invited to the UC Council of Chief Diversity Officer’s Distinguished Scholars Webinar. The speaker series features UC scholars who have made significant contributions to the study of racial inequality in their research, teaching, mentorship and publicly engaged scholarship. Please join us on April 28th, 1-2:00 PM, when Amani M. Allen, Ph.D. M.P.H., […]

The Next 90: All Access Past, Present & Future

Celebrate the Past: All Access Since its founding in 2015, the All Access Employee Resource Group represents members of the disability community and their allies. All Access seeks to advance inclusion and equality for everyone in the Berkeley Lab community.     Experience the Present: All Access All Access advocates for a more accessible laboratory […]

UC Alumni Career Network | Leading through challenging times – March 24, 2021

Join the UC Alumni Career Network for a transparent discussion on the traumatic toll the pandemic has taken on leaders and strategies you can implement to prioritize your needs and those of your team. Uncertain, stressful, draining, and disruptive are terms frequently used to describe the past several months. As a leader it can be […]

Falling Walls Science Breakthroughs Finalist Videos

The international Falling Walls Breakthroughs competition has recognized four Lab teams as finalists in its annual Science Breakthroughs competition. The teams are from the Molecular Foundry, Energy Technologies Area, Joint Genome Institute, and Strategic Communications. The Foundry team is also a Top 10 winner in the Science and Innovation Management category, and will be celebrated […]

Three Questions for the All Access Executive Sponsors

This October is the 75th observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). To celebrate, Executive Sponsors of the All Access Employee Resource Group – David L. Brown and Helen Cademartori – share what NDEAM means to them and how Berkeley Lab has become more accessible over the years. What does NDEAM mean to you? […]

Three Questions for Asmita Patel

September is National Preparedness Month, and those preparations extend to the science areas of the Lab. Last year the Lab was faced with two Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPSs), which provided unique challenges to a large scientific community such as the Lab. This week we talked with two of the Mission Support Officers who went […]