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UC Women’s Initiative for Professional Development 2020

The 2020 UC Women’s Initiative call for nominations is open and nominations are due here by October 1st, 2019! UC WI is a unique, experiential professional development program offered to mid-career women, faculty, academic personnel and staff who demonstrate the potential to advance their careers at UC. Purpose To help women advance in their UC […]

Developing Your Pitch – August 20, 2019

Developing Your Pitch In June, the WSEC started a three-part workshop: Developing Your Pitch. The third workshop in the series will take place on August 20, 12 – 1 pm in Building 54, Room -130B – Pers Hall addition. This series is highly recommended for all LBNL researchers – including 2019 Research SLAM participants! Though […]

DOE Q&A Features Lab’s Laleh Coté

As part of DOE’s “[email protected]” series, Laleh Coté, Berkeley Lab’s internship coordinator in Workforce Development & Education, discusses what inspired her to work in STEM, ways to encourage underrepresented groups to pursue a STEM education, and tips for those who want to work in STEM. More>>

WSEC Coffee & Conversation – August 8, 2019

By popular demand, the Women Scientists & Engineers Council (WSEC) will offer periodic gatherings for informal conversation – via coffee meetings and happy hours. Here’s our first one, at the auspicious date and time of 8-8 anytime after 8:08am. It will be a fun and lively way to start the day! Date: Thursday, August 8, […]

Three Questions For Deepti Tanjore on Diversity

Deepti Tanjore is the interim head of the Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts Process Development Unit and a researcher in Biological Systems & Engineering. Her team is working to produce bioproducts and animal protein alternatives. We asked Tanjore for her thoughts on diversity at the Lab. More>>

APS News Highlights Chemical Scientist’s Work on Ethics

Frances Houle’s involvement in the APS Ethics Committee was recently featured in APS News. The new committee will be responsible for evaluating issues of ethics in the practice of physics that go beyond falsification and plagiarism to include issues of diversity, such as bias and harassment. More>>

Meet the Lab’s Current Rosenfeld Fellows

Arkadeep Kumar, left, and Akanksha Menon are working at the forefront of water-energy technologies as 2018 Rosenfeld Postdoctoral Fellows. The prestigious fellowship is awarded to outstanding recent Ph.D. recipients. 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>>    

Presenting Yourself Confidently – June 6, 2019

The Women Scientists & Engineers Council (WSEC) will host a workshop on Presenting Yourself Confidently: Body Language and Promoting Your Strengths on June 6th from 9 am – 12 noon. Date:            Thursday, June 6, 2019 Time:            9am-12pm Location:     54-130-CR(50)-Pers Hall In this workshop, we will cover: Presenting yourself authentically during networking, presentations, interviews Connecting […]

Developing Your Pitch – Three-workshop Series – June 10, 2019

New! Three-Workshop Series – Developing Your Pitch WSEC is very excited to launch a NEW three-part workshop, “Developing Your Pitch” starting June 10, 12-1pm in Building 59, room 4102. This series is highly recommended for all LBNL researchers – including 2019 Research SLAM participants! Though not easy, you know that communicating your research in cogent, […]