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Women in STEM Archive

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 […]

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>>

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>>

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 […]

[email protected] Lab Speaker Series – Mary Maxon – November 7, 2019

The Women Scientists & Engineers Council is excited to announce our second speaker for the [email protected] Lab speaker series – ALD for Biosciences, Mary Maxon. Please join us to hear Dr. Maxon talk about her work and her career at the Lab. Date: Thursday, November 7th Time: 12 noon – 1 pm Location: Building 54, […]

TECHWOMEN2019 Emerging Leaders Seminar – October 28, 2019

TechWomen is an initiative of the US Department of State that brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the United States for a mentorship and exchange program. Berkeley Lab has been hosting Emerging Leaders from […]

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 […]

Gender in STEM: Trends, Paradoxes and Job Talks – September 24, 2019

Molecular Foundry DEI Seminar Pamela Cosman, University of CA, San Diego Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Time: 11:00-12:00PM Seminar Recording (LDAP required) The under-representation of women in STEM fields has received considerable attention. The gender patterns of STEM participation are hugely different across different countries, with some very surprising patterns. Participation trends over time as […]