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December 2, 2013
Presidential Proclamation -- Minority Enterprise Development Week, 2013
Editor's note: This Presidential Proclamation by President Barack Obama was originally posted on on November 26, 2013.
November 26, 2013
WhiteHouse.Gov/FilmFest has the full scoop on the first-ever White House Student Film Festival. Learn more, read the official rules, see how to submit your video, and hear from Bill Nye (the Science Guy).
This is Big: The First-Ever White House Student Film Festival

The White House is looking for student videos on how technology is shaping your classroom - now and in the future. In three minutes or less, tell your story and you can win a chance to visit the White House to watch your movie's screening.

November 21, 2013
A panel on climate change is pictured here from the Congressional Forum on Minorities in Energy, held at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on November 19, 2013. From left to right - Chandra Sina, Lead Financial Specialist at the World Bank; Leslie G. Fields, National Environmental Justice Director for the Sierra Club; Frank Niepold, Climate Education Coordinator, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration; Judith Greenwald, Deputy Director for Climate, Environment and Efficiency, Department of Energy; and Andre Pettigrew, Executive Director, Clean Economy Solutions. Moderated by Jackie Knox Brown, Special Assistant to Senator Thad Cochran, Former Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs, Department of Energy. Photo by Ken Shipp, DOE.
Congressional Leaders Celebrate the Minorities in Energy Initiative

Seven members of Congress, senior government officials, executives, community organizers, entrepreneurs, and leaders from academia and industry gathered for the Congressional Forum on Minorities in Energy on November 19, 2013. The Forum was generously hosted by the Office of Congressman Bobby Rush, an honorary Ambassador for the Minorities in Energy Initiative.

November 14, 2013
Secretary Moniz, Ambassadors of the Minorities in Energy Initiative, and panelists attend the White House Forum on Minorities in Energy. View additional photos from the event by checking out our <a href="/node/769881">latest slideshow</a>. | Photo by Matty Greene, Energy Department.
At the White House, Engaging in a Dialogue on Diversity and Energy

Announcing the Ambassadors of the Minorities in Energy Initiative -- a group of thought leaders committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the energy field.

November 13, 2013
Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Native Youth in STEM Education

The SUN Project is a new collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society to engage urban Native American youth in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

November 12, 2013
Fisk University graduate student, George Turner conducting research at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Tomorrow: Watch The White House Forum on Minorities in Energy Livestream

Share your thoughts and perspectives on advancing underrepresented Americans in the energy sector by participating in the White House Forum on Minorities in Energy livestream.

November 5, 2013
President Obama's Native American Heritage Month Proclamation



November 1, 2013
  • P.W. Grosser

    P.W Grosser is a small business that has been providing Brookhaven Science Associates with high-quality environmental engineering services since 1993. This photo shows ongoing removal of the below grade ducts beneath Bldg. 704, used to exhaust cooling air. Photo by P.W. Grosser.

  • M.S. Hi-Tech

    M.S. Hi-Tech is is a small business that supplies electronic components and various other electronic products to BSA. This photo shows a new warehouse at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Photo by M.S. Hi-Tech.

Small Business Standouts at Brookhaven National Laboratory

Highlights of two of Brookhaven Science Associates small business suppliers, who were nominated and won the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Subcontractor of the Year Award.

September 30, 2013
Dot Harris, Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, speaks with Aurea Rivera, President and CEO of Imagineering Results Analysis Corp., Kathleen Tucker, Director of the Information Exploitation Squadron, Global Exploitation Intelligence Group, NAISC, and Ann Carbonell, Chief of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency Support Team in September 2013. Photo by National Air and Space Intelligence Center.
National Air & Space Intelligence Center Holds Program About Empowering Women in the Workplace

The National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, hosted a dialogue on addressing female employees' workplace concerns during an equal opportunity team event Sept. 18.

September 30, 2013
VIDEO: Celebrating Women’s Leadership in the Clean Energy Revolution

Watch our latest video to see highlights from the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium and hear directly from attendees on its impact.