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Women in STEM Archive

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 […]

A conversation with UC’s 2020 Nobel Prize winners – December 3, 2020

Join us as we celebrate the University of California’s newest Nobel laureates and hear their reflections on the value of scientific discovery and its momentous impact on society. The discussion will highlight the role of research in understanding our world, improving our quality of life, and informing critical public policy decisions. Learn how UC is […]

Visible Spectrum: Carolina Araujo Barcelos, Biosciences

Visible Spectrum is a series to spotlight talented and dedicated women employees across the Lab. Carolina Araujo Barcelos is a scientist whose efforts are helping to accelerate the development of new products and technologies through fermentation. According to one colleague: “Fermentation campaigns usually last 24 hours of the day for five to six days a […]

Director’s Awards Laureate Lynn Price

Lynn Price is being honored with a Lifetime Achievement award at the Director’s Awards on Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. She is recognized for an innovative industrial energy efficiency policy in China and her analysis and leadership that contributed to the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. Building on international comparative analysis of energy efficiency technology and […]

Falling Walls Science Breakthroughs Finalist Videos

The international Falling Walls Breakthroughs competition has recognized four Lab teams as finalists in its annual Science Breakthroughs competition. The teams are from the Molecular Foundry, Energy Technologies Area, Joint Genome Institute, and Strategic Communications. The Foundry team is also a Top 10 winner in the Science and Innovation Management category, and will be celebrated […]

Three Questions for Danila Ushizima

Daniela Ushizima of the Computational Research Division credits her Brazilian heritage for her resilience, a valuable trait for those in the field of experimental sciences, she says. Daniela Ushizima started at the Lab as a postdoc 13 years ago and is now a staff scientist working with machine learning and computer vision for scientific image […]

Pre-Release Viewing for New Documentary: Picture a Scientist – Sept. 23, 2020

The Science & Entertainment Exchange Presents a Special Pre-Release Viewing and Talk-Back for the New Documentary: Picture a Scientist Date: Wednesday, September 23 Time: 4PM EDT/1PM PDT REGISTER Once you RSVP, you’ll receive instructions on how to access the film viewing link, which will be active for several days. Please register by September 22 at […]

Nominations for [email protected] Lab Award Due Sept. 18

Nominations are now open for [email protected] Lab awards, which honor women employees who are making outstanding contributions to their respective fields. Self-nominations will also be accepted. Submit nominations by Sept. 18. The nomination period for [email protected] 2020 is now open until Friday, Sep 18, 2020. Click here to complete the nomination form. Categories for nominations […]

19th’s 100th: Inspire Next Generation of Women

Volunteer to mentor and inspire the next generation of women. Berkeley Lab will host several high school students from various programs in the East Bay Area this summer. Internships will focus on project-based learning and mentors will work with the K-12 team to provide projects.  Learn more here.  

19th’s 100th: Astronaut Jeanette Epps on Trailblazers

In celebration of the passage of the 19th Amendment, NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps participates in an episode of “HerStory Time” with a reading about Katherine Johnson and Mae Jemison, two women scientists who inspired her career. Watch here>>