Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Blog

DOE Celebrates MLK50
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and in special commemoration of the 50th anniversary of his passing, the Office of Economic Impact and Divers
January 31, 2018
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Energy Visits G.I.R.L. 2017
A re-cap of the Department of Energy's visit to G.I.R.L. 2017 in Ohio.
October 18, 2017
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Mentoring Café Gives Middle-Schoolers a Taste of Science
In show-and-tell chats with Los Alamos researchers, Santa Fe Indian School students try out hands-on science in the DOE education initiative
September 28, 2017
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DOE Joins AISES Pledge to Encourage Natives in STEM
DOE has joined AISES in its #PledgeNativesInSTEM campaign, an effort to raise awareness and facilitate dialogue on the importance of STEM for natives.
September 19, 2017
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Five Fast Facts About Evelyn Boyd Granville
March 9, 2017

Dr. Evelyn Boyd Granville was the second African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics and worked on early U.S. space missions.

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Commemorating Black History: Contributions of African Americans to the Manhattan Project
February 1, 2017

The Department of Energy commemorates the contributions of African Americans to the Manhattan Project at Hanford Reservation.

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OneDOE Kick-Off
OneDOE was launched to reaffirm the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
September 22, 2016
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Five Fast Facts about Astronaut Ellen Ochoa
March 24, 2016

Ellen Ochoa is the director of the Johnson Space Center, the first Hispanic woman to go into space and the fourth woman in STEM we're highlighting...

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Women’s History Month Twitter Chat on Changing the Face of Leadership in STEM
March 18, 2016

On Tuesday March 22, 2016, we're hosting a Twitter chat about encouraging women to pursue leadership positions in STEM -- science, technology,...

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Showing, Not Telling to Engage Students in STEM
March 11, 2016

Roderick Jackson, a technical lead at Oak Ridge National Lab, reflects on his experience during My Brothers Keeper Week at the National Labs.

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