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Women in STEM Archive

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 […]

Ushizima on Latin America ’25 Women in Science’ List

Daniela Ushizima, a staff scientist in the Computational Research Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, is among 25 female scientists recently honored by 3M for innovative research that has addressed key societal challenges and brought light to the need for greater gender equity in the science community and beyond. The “25 Women in Science in […]

New Study on Pandemic’s Impact on Women in STEM

The National Academies released a report — The Impact of COVID-19 on the Careers of Women in Academic Science, Engineering, and Medicine — that explores how the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the careers of women in STEM in 2020 and considers how these disruptions might shape their future progress. The spring of 2020 marked a change […]

Picture a Scientist Panel with Dr. Doudna – March 24, 2021

The producers of Picture a Scientist will host a  live virtual event in partnership with ProQuest and Scientific American, featuring Dr. Raychelle Burks, and Dr. Jane Willenbring, and Nobel prize-winning chemist Dr. Jennifer Doudna.This event is free and open to all! Date: March 24, 2021 Time: 12 noon PT Registration Required (After registering, you will […]

Who are the women in climate action who have inspired you?

This Women’s History Month, the U.S. Department of Energy is focusing on women in climate action. Help us tell the stories of the footsteps we walk in by answering the questions below on who has inspired you. Your story may be told on and in DOE social media by the Office of Public Affairs. […]

International Day of Women and Girls in Science – February 11, 2021

In order to achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, and further achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/70/212 declaring February 11 as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. “Today, just 30 per cent […]

AWIS Celebrates Black History Month 2021

The Association of Women in Science wants to ensure that women in science are recognized for their contributions. In honor of Black History Month, they want to acknowledge these pioneering scientists whose curiosity, determination, and brilliance helped light the way for other women and girls to follow in their footsteps. Be sure to check back […]

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 […]