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Fermilab’s African American/Black Association, Women’s Initiative and the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are excited to co-sponsor a two-part event to help honor Black History Month. The first event is a book club discussion of “A Black Woman’s Journey from Cotton Picking to College Professor: Lessons about Race, Class, and Gender in America,” by Dr. Menah Pratt-Clarke. The event will be on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from noon-1 p.m. CST. To register, click here (Services log-in required). The second event…

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 11 a.m., the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and the African American/Black Association will honor Black History Month by hosting a virtual presentation by James Howard, Executive Director of Black Inventors Hall of Fame Museum. Howard will give a presentation focused on the importance of the museum and showcase some of the inventors. It will also include a virtual walk-through of the museum and a Q&A at the end of the presentation. To register, please…

On Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 11 a.m., the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will honor National Mentoring Month by hosting a virtual presentation by Dr. Antentor O Hinton, Jr., and Dr. Haysetta D. Shuler, entitled “How to be an Effective Mentor for Underrepresented STEM Trainees.” The workshop will focus on what good mentoring looks like, including learning how to motivate and support individuals. The presentation will also cover emotional intelligence and cultural competency. To register, please click here (Services…

On Wednesday, May 11, the Benefits & Wellbeing Office and the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will co-sponsor a Wellness Wednesday workshop as a part of Inclusion Matters 2022. The Mental Health Awareness workshop will be facilitated live by ComPsych-EUAP from 1 – 2 p.m. (CT). The workshop will focus on removing the stigma associated with mental illness. The facilitators will educate employees on recognizing the signs and symptoms of distress to provide support to their fellow coworkers. Additionally,…

Please join us for the African School of Fundamental Physics and Applications (ASP) information session on Wednesday, April 20, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. CST. More information can be found here. ASP Info Session Agenda Introduction Fermilab’s participation in ASP (Kavin Ammigan, Cortez L. Watkins) ASP info session (Dr. Kétévi A. Assamagan) Upcoming ASP events/activities (Dr. Kétévi A. Assamagan) Q&A (all) To join the Zoom meeting: https://fermipoint.fnal.gov/org/ocedi/diversitycom/Shared%20Documents/ASP%20Info%20Session.docx?d=w4cbca83c8f9d40fba26341edafa9a762  

On behalf of the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, our Inclusion Matters 2022 programming will kick off on April 7, at 9 a.m., with People First Language in the Workplace. Katie Algrim of the Regional Office of Education of Kane County will return to Fermilab for a virtual workshop, and she will share best practices on developing a culture that emphasizes members of the community first. “A quadriplegic” or “a person with quadriplegia.” What’s the difference? How can this…

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has a new SharePoint site located at https://fermipoint.fnal.gov/org/ocedi/. Please update your bookmarks and return often for updates and enhanced resources on Laboratory Resource Groups, internship programs, and EDI committees. The old SharePoint site will be archived. Questions? Contact Laura Rogas at lrogas@fnal.gov.

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is currently seeking a program administrator to assist with organizing all aspects of the laboratory’s internship programs. Internal applicants will receive first consideration. If you are interested in joining the EDI team, please apply via our job board by Dec. 13. If you have any questions about the position, please email: employ@fnal.gov

Please join the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for the final two virtual programs in the Inclusion Matters 2021 series: LRG Symposium on Oct. 5 and the LGBTQ+ Safe Zone Training on Oct. 12.   Lab Resource Group (LRG) Symposium: This event will highlight the work of Fermilab LRGs and thank them for their impact on the lab. We will graciously mark the end of a fiscal year and look forward to next year’s LRG priorities. Date: Tuesday, Oct….