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Lab’s Lactation Rooms Updated – January 2024

In addition to family-friendly policies such as the Bright Horizons backup care program, the extended bereavement leave policy, and the newly expanded Pay for Family Care and Bonding policy, Berkeley Lab has seventeen designated lactation rooms for nursing parents. Fourteen of them are on the hill and there is one each at JBEI, the OCFO, […]

Database Helps Raise Visibility of Women Scientists

The 500 Women Scientists organization has created a database of more than 7,500 self-identified women who want to share their scientific expertise. Add your name and you may be contacted for conferences, peer review panels, or news stories. Share your knowledge while promoting women in STEM. More>>  

Applications Open To Mentor Through TechWomen

TechWomen, a U.S. Department of State program, matches Bay Area women in STEM with emerging women leaders in STEM fields from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East. Professional, cultural, and impact coaches are needed. Applications close July 14. More>>

Presenting Yourself Confidently – June 6, 2019

The Women Scientists & Engineers Council (WSEC) will host a workshop on Presenting Yourself Confidently: Body Language and Promoting Your Strengths on June 6th from 9 am – 12 noon. Date:            Thursday, June 6, 2019 Time:            9am-12pm Location:     54-130-CR(50)-Pers Hall In this workshop, we will cover: Presenting yourself authentically during networking, presentations, interviews Connecting […]

Developing Your Pitch – Three-workshop Series – June 10, 2019

New! Three-Workshop Series – Developing Your Pitch WSEC is very excited to launch a NEW three-part workshop, “Developing Your Pitch” starting June 10, 12-1pm in Building 59, room 4102. This series is highly recommended for all LBNL researchers – including 2019 Research SLAM participants! Though not easy, you know that communicating your research in cogent, […]

Gal Interrupted, Why Men Interrupt Women And How To Avert This In The Workplace — Forbes

GE Engineers More Ways for Women to Get Ahead—Benchmark Monitor

Women in computing to decline to 22% by 2025, study warns—USA TODAY

Metaphorically Speaking, Men Are Expected to be Struck by Genius, Women to Nurture It — The New York Times

Now hiring: Women with these degrees—CNN Money