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Minority Women In STEM Archive

Right Kind of Wrong The Science of Failing Well – January 9, 2024

The Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab invites Corporate Program members to join us January 9, 2024 from 9am – 10am PT for a webinar featuring Lab affiliated faculty Amy Edmondson, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, renowned for her ground-breaking research on psychological safety. Date: January 9, 2024 Time: […]

Achieving Equitable Representation for Women of Color at Our National Labs – March 29, 2022

Argonne National Laboratory will host a discussion on Achieving Equitable Representation for Women of Color at Our National Labs. DATE: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 TIME: 11 am – 12: 30 pm PDT/1:00–2:30 p.m. CDT Registration Required – Free Virtual Event Argonne National Laboratory Director Paul Kearns will host the event, which will include opening remarks […]

Keeping Women of Under Representative Groups in Tech

Join the Latin American and Native American ERG for a talk by Virgginnia Buccioni. Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Time: 12 noon – 1 pm Join us on Zoom Speaker: Virgginnia Buccioni, COO at Hire LLama and DEI Strategist Virgginnia is a talent acquisition professional based in the Bay Area with a proven record of building […]

AWIS Celebrates Black History Month 2021

The Association of Women in Science wants to ensure that women in science are recognized for their contributions. In honor of Black History Month, they want to acknowledge these pioneering scientists whose curiosity, determination, and brilliance helped light the way for other women and girls to follow in their footsteps. Be sure to check back […]

Physicist Chien-Shiung Wu Honored with Stamp in 2021

Chien-Shiung Wu will be honored with a United States Postal Service stamp in 2021. Wu was one of the renowned experimental physicists in the world and a postdoctoral fellow at E.O. Lawrence’s Radiation Lab, which later became Berkeley Lab. She received the first Wolf Prize in physics in 1978. Chien-Shiung Wu arrived in Berkeley in […]

Women Scientist & Engineers Council Speaker Series: Jackie Scoggins

Women Scientist & Engineers Council (WSEC) is proud to have our own Jackie Scoggins speak at the WSEC Brown Bag as a 2018 Women@TheLab honoree. As a longtime WSEC member, her clear and thoughtful voice has made major contributions to WSEC priorities and policies. Her talk will provide insights on her work in IT and […]

TECHWOMEN2019 Emerging Leaders Seminar – October 28, 2019

TechWomen is an initiative of the US Department of State that brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the United States for a mentorship and exchange program. Berkeley Lab has been hosting Emerging Leaders from […]

Three Questions for Patricia Valdespino Castillo

Postdoc Patricia Valdespino Castillo conducts research at the intersection of omics and chemical imaging, is at the Lab as part of a UC-Mexico fellowship, and loves communicating about science with youngsters. Learn more about Castillo as part of Elements’ Hispanic Heritage Month series.

Military Veterans Learn Job Hunting Skills at Lab

Forty veterans and underrepresented youth spent Monday at the Lab as part of the fifth annual Veterans’ Day on the Job program where they learned job-hunting skills such as resume writing and interview tips. The participants are part of NPower, a national program that assists military veterans, their spouses, and underrepresented youth with developing new […]

GEM Summer Fellows Visited by Program Executives

Ileana Callejas (center), Tadewos Getachew, and Viviana Vela are at Berkeley Lab this summer as GEM fellows, which supports underrepresented groups during their masters or doctoral programs. GEM Consortium executives recently visited the fellows, who are hosted by Workforce Development & Education. More>>