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Women in science Archive

DOE Women’s History Month: Inventions & Project Demonstrations – March 19, 2020

Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020 Time: 8 am – 9 am Pacific Time Live Streaming:

POSTPONED: WSEC Annual Networking Forum Event – March 16, 2020

Dear Berkeley Lab Colleagues, Due to potential concerns people may have regarding large gatherings in a close space, the WSEC has decided to postpone the Annual Networking Event.  A new date has yet to be determined. As one of the goals of the event is to provide networking opportunities, we encourage those who had planned […]

Women’s History Month Thank You Note

Do you work with an amazing woman at Berkeley Lab? Take a moment to share your appreciation! March is Women’s History Month and it’s a great opportunity to reach out and acknowledge the contributions of women to LBNL research, culture, and history. The Women Scientists & Engineers Council (WSEC) has created a thank you note […]

Honor a Woman Who Has Impacted Your Life

Has there been a woman in your life who’s had a positive impact on you? A relative, teacher, colleague, or friend who’s helped get you through a hard time, taught you an important lesson, or opened up a new world? As part of Women’s History Month, we invite Lab staff to share their stories. Submission […]

Lab Celebrates Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and to kick off the celebration, Elements will run weekly posts honoring some of the Lab’s pioneering women scientists. We start with Chien-Shiung Wu, whose research helped other men win Nobel prizes, but was never recognized by the Nobel committee for her work. Read More>>

The World Needs Science…and Science Needs Women

Today is the United Nation’s International Women & Girls in Science Day. In recognition of this event, we asked some women for their take on this important issue and highlight Lab programs that encourage and support women and girls to pursue science education and careers.  Read more>>

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>>

Director’s Women in Science Series: Nicola Spaldin – December 19, 2019

Nicola Spaldin will be the speaker for the Director’s Women in Science Series on Thursday, Dec. 19, at 10 a.m. in the third-floor conference room in Bldg. 91 (the new Integrative Genomics Bldg.). The event will also be livestreamed, so we hope you can join in person or online! Online: Dr. Spaldin is Professor […]

Remarkable Women of UC Posters Come to Berkeley Lab

To highlight some of the numerous incredible women associated with the University of California System, the President’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (PACSW) has launched the “Remarkable Women of UC” series, recognizing various UC women each year beginning with the UC alumna for 2017. The alumni associations from each of the 10 UC […]

Campus Hosts Celebration of Women in Robotics on Oct. 8

The Women in Tech Initiative, a joint program of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute and Berkeley Engineering, and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR) are excited to present the “Ada Lovelace Day Celebration of Women in Robotics” on Tuesday, October 8. Take a deep dive into robotic applications for good and discover how to enter the […]