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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>>

Computing Sciences Hosts August 1 Student Poster Session

The Computing Sciences Summer Student program hosts a poster session on Thursday, August 1, from 10 a.m. to noon, in 3101 Wang Hall. Students mentored by researchers in the Computing Sciences Area will showcase their work and hone their presentation skills. Over 40 posters will be on display. More>>

Applications Open To Mentor Through TechWomen

TechWomen, a U.S. Department of State program, matches Bay Area women in STEM with emerging women leaders in STEM fields from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East. Professional, cultural, and impact coaches are needed. Applications close July 14. More>>

Meet Lauren Lui in this Month’s Coffee with Postdocs Blog

Lauren Lui was profiled by the Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association in their “Coffee with Postdocs” series! Read more about this multi-talented synesthetic biomolecular engineer & bioinformaticist who is co-secretary for the LBNL Women in Scientists and Engineers Council. More>>