Coffee Collisions is a year-long pilot program offering early career women scientists, computer professionals and engineers a chance to connect informally and virtually with a senior member from Fermilab, Argonne National Laboratory or the University of Chicago every month. Those interested in participating should sign up before Aug. 15. Contact Mayling Wong-Squires or Sam Zeller for more information.
From DOE, March 11, 2021: Jessica Esquivel of Fermilab was included among five women working in the U.S. DOE national laboratories inspiring STEM careers for women and acting as ambassadors in AAAS’s IF/THEN Ambassadors program.
From Chicago Tribune, Feb. 10, 2021: Fermilab scientist Jessica Esquivel makes a habit of sharing the greatness of STEM with girls. This feature discusses several of the ways she fuels up through mentoring Black and brown girls, including the #STEMtag campaign and an upcoming Wikipedia edit-a-thon to recognize the contributions of unacknowledged Black physicists.
From CBS News, Feb. 11, 2021: For International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Fermilab scientist Jessica Esquivel talks about why representation in STEM matters — how it helped her envision herself as a physicist and how it can help the next generation of scientists.
From Donne e Scienza, Feb. 5, 2021: In this interview, Fermilab scientist Anna Grassellino talks about quantum computing, her career trajectory, and women and girls in STEM.
From iO Donna, Feb. 5, 2021: In this Q&A, Fermilab scientist Anna Grassellino discusses quantum computing, the weight of heading SQMS’ ambitious aim and how she hopes she serves as an example for girls as a woman in science.
To celebrate October as Diversity Awareness Month, Fermilab’s Women’s Initiative has scheduled two outstanding speakers to visit the lab. All employees are invited! Join us on Monday 10/12 to hear from Dr. Magdolna Hargittai – “Successful Women Scientists from Around the Globe” – conversations with the most successful women scientists of our time. Monday 10/19 features Dr. Clemencia Consentino – “The Case for Revitalizing the Nation’s Talent Pool in STEM” – gender equality and improving the participation of underrepresented groups…