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September 26, 2013
The hallmark of the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium was the Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) awards ceremony, recognizing six women for their leadership and mentorship in clean energy fields. C3E award recipients (left to right): Kristen Graf, Kirstin Gunderson, Milo Werner, Rebecca Stanfield, Maxine Savitz (C3E 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient), Erica Mackie. Not pictured: Katherine Lucey. | Photo by Justin Knight.
SLIDESHOW: Highlights from the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium

Thought-leaders from across the country convened in Boston last week. Their goal: Find strategic ways to substantially increase women's participation in the clean energy sector.

September 25, 2013
Introducing the Minorities in Energy Initiative

A new Energy Department initiative seeks to inspire underrepresented Americans to pursue careers in energy fields.

September 24, 2013
Watch Live as Secretary Moniz Kicks off the Minorities in Energy Initiative

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the successes of the Hispanic community and reaffirm our commitment to including persons of Hispanic descent in the Department’s programs and activities.  Sandra Guzman, award winning multimedia journalist and former editor-in-chief of Latina magazine, will open the program by sharing her unique perspective and serving as Mistress of Ceremonies.

September 23, 2013
Remediation work in a Los Alamos canyon, photo from Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Los Alamos National Laboratory Selects Three Small Businesses for Environmental Work

Los Alamos National Laboratory has awarded master task order agreements to three small businesses for environmental support services work worth up to $400 million within a five-year period.

September 13, 2013
President Obama's Hispanic Heritage Month Proclamation

NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH, 2013

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

September 11, 2013
Launching the Minorities in Energy Initiative

The Department of Energy is launching a national dialogue to address the pathways forward in expanding engagement of minorities in the energy sector. Beginning this month, the Minorities in Energy Initiative will coordinate a conversation to link together representatives from diverse community organizations, academia, business, and industry to provide their individual perspectives to address shared challenges in the areas of energy economic development, STEM education, and climate change.

August 26, 2013
Argonne National Lab scientists Jeff Elam (left) and Anil Mane’s work in nanocomposite charge drain coatings represents a significant breakthrough in the efforts to develop microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS. This new technology earned one of the 36 R&D 100 awards from R&D Magazine that the National Labs took home in 2013. | Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory.
From Innovation to Commercialization: Tech Transfer at the National Labs

Learn about the various methods the National Laboratories use to get lab tech to small business owners and entrepreneurs.

August 26, 2013
Our Women @ Energy series is one way we're spreading the word about women leaders, including <a href="http://pinterest.com/pin/514677063635644149/">Mayling Wong-Squires</a> (left), a Mechanical Engineer at the Energy Department's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. | Photo courtesy of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.
Why We Fight -- Celebrating Women's Equality Day

Honoring Women's Equality Day by renewing our commitment to securing opportunities for women in the energy sector.

August 23, 2013
EM Office of External Affairs Acting Communications Director Dave Borak talks with EM intern Valerie Edwards. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department.
Internships Help Future Energy Leaders Gain Hands-On Experience

What's it like interning at the Energy Department? We interviewed one intern to find out.

August 20, 2013
Girls from Martha O'Bryan Community Center and Maryville Christian School visiting Director Dot Harris at Oak Ridge National Laboratory discussed STEM careers, educational opportunities, and exploring science this August.
Proud to Be a Girl - A Visit to Oak Ridge National Laboratory

There’s an old axiom that you can’t be what you can’t see. Perhaps if you think about what inspired you to enter into your current job, or line of study, you’ll recognize a role model or two that inspired you to take your current path.