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WSEC Annual Networking Forum Event – March 16, 2020

Join us for Berkeley Lab’s Women Scientists and Engineers Council (WSEC) Annual Networking Forum Event Featured speaker: Susan Hubbard, PhD. Associate Lab Director for Earth and Environmental Sciences Susan Hubbard will speak about her scientific and leadership journey at the Lab. She will also discuss diversity, equity, inclusion and accountability advances at the Laboratory and […]

Three Questions For Stacy Curry

As part of Black History Month, Elements is highlighting members of the Lab’s African American Employee Resource Group in a series of 3Q4 features. First up is Stacy Curry, a Program Operations Analyst in the Energy Technologies Area. Read the full interview.

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 [email protected] 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 […]

Arnold Touts Lab’s Diversity Efforts in ChemistryWorld

In a recent article in ChemistryWorld, Polly Arnold — director of the Lab’s Chemical Sciences Division — discusses her work to unlock the mystery of heavy elements, the joys of team science, and the “exciting” approach taken to increase diversity at the Lab. Full Article>>

Microaggressions: 1,000 Cuts Add Up

The expression “death by a thousand cuts” is used in the psychological literature to describe the many small, emotional blows we take in a lifetime. But for some colleagues at the Lab, these repeated cuts can add up to deeper wounds that are more difficult to heal. These little cuts are known as microaggressions, the […]

2018 Women @ the Lab Speaker Series – October 8, 2019

WSEC is excited to launch a new speaker series featuring 2018 Women @ The Lab honorees, on Tuesday, October 8, 12:30-1:30pm  in Perseverance Hall (54-130) and via Zoom. (  Learn about the fantastic science being done by the women scientists at LBNL. Our first featured speaker is one of our own WSEC members: Qing Ji, […]

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, […]