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Women in STEM Archive

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>>

Women @ The Lab 2020 Nomination now open!

We are excited to launch the nomination process for Women @ The Lab 2020. Since 2013, Women @ The Lab has become a valuable platform for recognizing and honoring talented and dedicated women employees across Berkeley Lab for their contributions and achievements to the Lab’s mission. This year, we are seeking nominations for accomplished employees at […]

Mary Maxon Named to Carnegie Board of Trustees

The Carnegie Institution for Science Board of Trustees recently elected three new board members, including Associate Lab Director for Biosciences Mary Maxon. Maxon is also the Executive Sponsor of the Lambda Alliance Employee Resource Group. The institution, founded in 1902, supports scientific discovery in biology, ecology, and earth and planetary sciences.

Vi Rapp Gives [email protected] Lab Talk – July 17, 2020

The July WSEC brown bag features a talk by Women @ The Lab honoree Vi Rapp, Ph.D., a Research Scientist in ETA.  Date: Friday, July 17 Time: 12 – 1 pm Zoom: https://lbnl.zoom.us/j/94322769113 Solving our burning problems Combustion systems are globally ubiquitous, generating more than 80% of global energy consumed. Many of these systems can […]

Natalie Roe Named Lab’s New Physical Sciences ALD

Natalie Roe, the Executive Sponsor of the Early Career Employee Resource Group, has been named the Lab’s Associate Laboratory Director for the Physical Sciences Area. Her appointment was approved by the University of California yesterday and was effective July 1. The Physical Sciences Area, which has more than 1,500 staff including affiliates, is made up […]

Pride Month: A Conversation with Julia Serano – June 24, 2020

Join the Lambda Alliance for a Pride Month conversation with Julia Serano. Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 (add to calendar) Time: 12 noon – 1 pm Zoom: https://lbnl.zoom.us/s/95050563609 Julia Serano is an Oakland, California-based writer, performer, biologist, and activist. She is best known for her 2007 book Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and […]