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The next Fermilab Women’s Tea Talk will be held virtually over Zoom on Wednesday, March 24, from noon to 1 p.m. At the Tea Talk, you will have the opportunity to listen to Martha Michels, Ketevan Akhobadze and Shaorui Li talk about their careers at Fermilab. There will be a Q&A session at the end. We expect lively discussion and interesting insights. The event is hosted by the Fermilab Women’s Initiative (WI) and the Fermilab Society of Women Engineers (fSWE)….

FSPA officer Anna Hall talks with fifth-year University of Chicago Ph.D. student Katrina Miller, who works on MicroBooNE. They talked about how she became interested in physics, her work to make physics more accessible to marginalized communities, and overcoming adversity in her pursuit of a career in science.

No aspect of Fermilab, past or present — the accomplishments of the Tevatron, the popular Arts and Lecture Series, the education efforts, the world-leading neutrino program — would be what it is today without the contributions of women. This International Women’s Day, we honor their contributions.

The Fermilab community is welcome to join an online celebration of the Lantern Festival on Friday, Feb. 26, from 3-4:30 p.m. The virtual event is hosted by the Fermilab Asian and Pacific American lab resource group. The Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the first month in the lunar calendar, the last day of the Chinese New Year celebration. This online gathering is not only a celebration of one of the most important events on the Chinese calendar,…