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Lisa Kelly Featured [email protected] Speaker – April 15, 2021

Women Scientists & Engineers Council (WSEC) is excited to host the next speaker for the [email protected] Lab honoree series, Lisa M. Kelly, Deputy of Operations for the Earth and Environmental Sciences Area. Join this talk on April 15 at 4 p.m. to learn about how she leads and fosters a team of operations professionals who […]

Replay: Women @ the Lab Award Ceremony – March 2021

This year’s Women @ the Lab award ceremony was held virtually. Watch the replay where 15 talented and dedicated employees were honored for their work and achievements, as well as an overview of the Women Scientists and Engineers Council’s accomplishments to date.

[email protected]: Akanksha Menon

In a new Q&A on, Akanksha Menon, a thermal scientist in the Energy Technologies Area, talks about what inspired her STEM career path, what excites her most about working at Berkeley Lab, and tips for someone looking to enter her field. Dr. Akanksha Menon is an ITRI-Rosenfeld Postdoctoral Fellow and thermal scientist in the […]

Maxon Pens Cover Article on Future of Bioengineering

Mary Maxon, ALD for Biosciences, and Executive Sponsor to the Lambda Alliance ERG, co-wrote the cover story for “The Environmental Forum,” The Environmental Law Institute’s policy magazine. In the article, Maxon provides an overview of the bioeconomy, including the Joint Genome Institute’s development of a biopesticide with antifungal properties.

Celebrate the Past: Women in 1930s

In celebration of Lab’s 90th anniversary, and as part of Women’s History Month, this photo story is dedicated to the notable and talented women who worked at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory throughout its first decade: the 1930s.

The WSEC Thanks Horst Simon for his Service

After more than 10 years serving as Berkeley Lab’s Deputy Director for Research and Chief Research Officer, Horst Simon has decided to step down from his position later this year. As part of reducing his commitments, he will also step down as an Executive Sponsor of the Women Scientists and Engineers Council (WSEC) on March […]

In Honor of Women’s History Month: A letter from Liz Stuart, WSEC Networking Co-Chair

Dear Energy Technology Area Colleagues, Happy Women’s History Month! For those who don’t know me, I’m a program manager and an assistant department leader with the Electricity Markets & Policy (EMP) Department. I’m also the co-chair of the networking committee of the Lab’s Women Scientists and Engineers Council (WSEC), one of the Lab’s Employee Resource […]

Ushizima on Latin America ’25 Women in Science’ List

Daniela Ushizima, a staff scientist in the Computational Research Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, is among 25 female scientists recently honored by 3M for innovative research that has addressed key societal challenges and brought light to the need for greater gender equity in the science community and beyond. The “25 Women in Science in […]

March is Women’s History Month – a letter from Horst Simon & Susan Hubbard

Dear Colleagues, March is Women’s History Month, and we are excited to share important resources and invite you to upcoming events at Berkeley Lab to commemorate the remarkable achievements and impacts of women at the Lab and beyond. As the executive sponsors of the Women Scientists and Engineers Council (WSEC), we are proud to support […]

The Next 90 – Women at the Lab, Past, Present & Future

Celebrate the Past: Women of LBNL Interactive Timeline Celebrate Women’s History Month and learn more about Berkeley Lab’s history by viewing this interactive timeline that highlights and celebrates a number of notable and talented women who have worked at the Lab throughout the decades.       Celebrate the Past: Women Scientists & Engineers Council […]