diversity and inclusion

In honor of LGBTQ+ Pride month, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Spectrum will co-host LGBTQ+ Safe Zone training on Friday, June 24, from 1-2:30 p.m., CT. An interactive presentation created especially for the Fermilab community by the Spectrum LRG on creating welcoming and inclusive spaces. The focus is placed on using language accepted within the LGBTQ+ community and how we can all foster an environment of understanding, acceptance and equality. Presenters of this workshop are Fermilab employees…

On May 6 at 1 p.m., the Fermilab Asian Pacific Association LRG and the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will co-host author Ken Liu for his virtual talk, The Misreadings of “The Paper Menagerie.”  This Inclusion Matters 2022 program will help honor Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Ken Liu (http://kenliu.name) is an American author of speculative fiction. He has won the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, as well as top genre honors in Japan,…

Since 2010, the African School of Fundamental Physics has been improving the quality of science education in Africa by increasing the number of African students who pursue higher education. Serving as an ASP mentor is a great way for Fermilab scientists and engineers to show their support for the organization’s efforts.

Sandra Charles, Fermilab’s chief equity, diversity and inclusion officer, explains why Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than just another holiday — it is a chance to honor his legacy and make Fermilab a better place for all.

Three Fermilab scientists conceived Vamos a Fermilab as a way to increase Hispanic and Latinx representation in STEM careers. Their vision took a step forward recently when the outreach program received funding from the Department of Energy Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists.

From the New York Times, July 28, 2021: On Wednesday, a group of laboratories including Fermilab and major scientific publishers, announced an agreement that aims to simplify the process of applying new names to old papers for transgender scientists by shifting much of the administrative labor from the researcher to the laboratory.