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Women in STEM Archive

Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – a presentation with Dr. Rowan Thomson – June 10, 2022

Presented by the Physics IDEA Team: Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – a presentation with Dr. Rowan Thomson, Canada Research Chair and Professor in the Department of Physics at Carleton University Date:  Friday, June 10, 2022 Time: 12 noon – 1 pm PT Join us on Zoom Add it to your calendar Across science, many […]

Achieving Equitable Representation for Women of Color at Our National Labs – March 29, 2022

Argonne National Laboratory will host a discussion on Achieving Equitable Representation for Women of Color at Our National Labs. DATE: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 TIME: 11 am – 12: 30 pm PDT/1:00–2:30 p.m. CDT Registration Required – Free Virtual Event Argonne National Laboratory Director Paul Kearns will host the event, which will include opening remarks […]

Fireside chat with NASA’s Dr. Aprille Ericsson – October 14, 2021

Join us for a fireside chat with Dr. Aprille Ericsson, Aerospace Engineer & NASA’s New Business Lead for Instrument Systems and Technology Register Register now for the DIVERSE-W Speaker Series webinar featuring Dr. Aprille Ericsson, Aerospace Engineer and NASA’s New Business Lead for Instrument Systems and Technology. The DIVERSE-W Pact Project, led by Sandia National […]

Molecular Foundry IDEA Seminar: Women in the Workplace: Impacts of COVID, and Where to Go from Here – October 5, 2021

An IDEA Seminar: Megan Greenfield, McKinsey & Company Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Time: 11:00 am Talk Title:  Women in the Workplace: Impacts of COVID, and Where to Go from Here Zoom Link This seminar is presented by the Molecular Foundry Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accountability Committee Abstract: The evidence is clear that COVID-19 has had an […]

DOE’s Energy Storage Grand Challenge Celebrates Women’s History Month 2021

If you reflect on the immense contributions of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s 17 national laboratories to society since the 1930s, it’s easy to conjure up discoveries and capabilities related to the multibillion-dollar, world-class national user facilities spread across the county. But the true keystone to innovation and impact lies in the people—the expertise and dedication of […]

Replay: DOE’s Baker on Energy Justice Initiatives

In a replay of a talk given last Friday, the Department of Energy’s first Deputy Director for Energy Justice, Shalanda Baker, discusses energy justice, the Justice40 initiative, and investments in clean energy for disadvantaged communities.  

Lab Hosts Virtual Visit of International Tech Women

Women from several countries had a virtual tour and met with mentors to discuss implementing their visions of change through science in their countries. Usually, the women spend several weeks at the Lab as fellows developing their ideas. If you would like to mentor next year, contact Reshma Singh. More about TechWomen>>

Discussion of the NASEM Report:The Impact of COVID-19 on the Careers of Women in Academic STEMM – March 31, 2021

On March 31, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host an event designed to highlight, discuss, explore, and expand our understanding of how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the professional and personal lives of women throughout the research workforce. Date: Wednesday, March 31 Time: 10 am – 1 pm PT Registration required […]

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 […]

NASEM: We See You: The Power of Female STEM Role Models On and Off the Screen – March 17, 2021

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s (NASEM) Committee on Women in Science and Engineering and the Science & Entertainment Exchange Presents: We See You: The Power of Female STEM Role Models On and Off the Screen Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Time: 1-2 pm REGISTRATION REQUIRED Women have made groundbreaking contributions to science […]