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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…

The Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer invites you to save the date for the upcoming DIVERSE-W lecture series hosted by Sandia National Laboratories. All national labs are invited to participate. On Tuesday, July 27 at 10 AM PT/11 AM MT/12PM CT/1PM ET, join DIVERSE-W for a fireside chat with 3M division scientist Audrey Sherman. The DIVERSE-W speaker series will take place in four parts over the coming months showcasing women leaders in STEM, innovation, and entrepreneurship. July’s speaker will…

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…

Fermilab will be holding a series of roundtable discussions designed to engage in opportunities to hear and acknowledge each other’s experiences and the impact they have on our well-being. The virtual discussions, led by a facilitator, will be held on the following days and times. Please note that preregistration is required. Thursday, April 29, 10 – 11:30 a.m. CST. Link to register (Services login required). This session is open to all of Fermilab.   Thursday, April 29, 2:30- 4:00 p.m….

Sanford Underground Research Facility is making an effort to build bridges with Native American communities and operate with respect for the sacred land it is built on.

The EDI Contribution Awards recognize the Fermilab community’s ongoing efforts in EDI throughout the laboratory. Recognition for this award encourages the expression of gratitude and an appreciation for agents of change who move the EDI needle. Examples of EDI contributions can include providing exceptional intern mentorship, serving on an EDI related committee, contributing to a more diverse pipeline and workforce, and much more. Below are the recipients of the April EDI Contribution Awards: Jim Fromm Jeny Teheran Alyssa Miller Thank…