In July, Fermilab welcomed two new staff members to the Fermilab Office of Chief Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer. Sandra Charles, Jimmy McLeod and Jeomar Montelon talked with the Office of Communication about their roles at the lab and what all of us can do to elevate equity, diversity and inclusion at Fermilab.
The Department of Energy’s Office of Science has selected three Fermilab scientists to receive the 2020 DOE Early Career Research Award, now in its 11th year. The prestigious award is designed to bolster the nation’s scientific workforce by providing support to exceptional researchers during the crucial early years, when many scientists do their most formative work.
Amanda Early is one of 79 physics educators selected to be a STEP UP Program ambassador. STEP UP ambassadors are high school physics teachers that train others on how to effectively reduce barriers for women in physics. The program mobilizes thousands of teachers to help engage young women in physics and inspire them to pursue physics in college.