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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….

From Hip Latina, September 27, 2021: Fermilab’s Jessica Esquivel was featured in Hip Latina to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Latinx people in America and highlight incredible individuals doing amazing work in STEM!

Please join the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for our next virtual InclusionMatters workshop: Identifying and Addressing Microaggressions, by Dr. Adia Gooden. Dr. Gooden is the Director of Community Programs and Outcome Measurement at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, and she gives talks on self-worth, imposter syndrome, black women and mental health and cultural competence. She will return to Fermilab to discuss how to understand microaggressions and identify their impact in the workplace. The virtual workshop will take…

Congratulations to the July 2021 recipients of the EDI Contributor Awards! This cycle of recipients stood out for their leadership within the community and inspired others to impact Fermilab’s cultural change. We are grateful for each nomination and have included a snippet from each nominator below. The July 2021 recipients Are: Kathy Vuletich In addition to serving on the lab-wide Equity, Diversity and Inclusion task force, Kathy spearheaded the creation of the ES&H Improvement Team, a small group that meets…

The Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer invites you to register now at https://diverse-w-speakerseries1.eventbrite.com for the July session of the DIVERSE-W speaker series. Join us Tuesday, July 27, at 10 AM PT/11 AM MT/12PM CT/1PM ET for the first event of the DIVERSE-W speaker series. Kicking off with 3M Division Scientist Audrey Sherman, the series aims to grow the innovator ecosystem, spurring women’s participation in patenting. According to the USPTO, just 13% of patent inventors in 2019 were women. With…

A quarterly highlight of the contributions of a member of the Fermilab community in promoting diversity and inclusion. The member and their commitment to EDI work will be showcased in Fermilab Today as an expression of gratitude and appreciation. We encourage you to nominate a colleague who has supported the work for EDI! Submission rubric: The following rubric indicates the standard by which EDI Contributor nominations will be reviewed. By following this rubric when drafting your nomination, you will ensure…

For many Americans, June 19, or Juneteenth, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. In recognizing Juneteenth as a day of significance, we the senior leadership will exercise the choice to take a personal day of leave from work on Friday, June 18, or Monday, June 21, to reflect on the past, educate ourselves and energize our commitment to influence organizational change in the present.