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The Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) advises the Secretary on the impact of energy policies, regulations, and DOE programs on minority communities, minority institutions, and specific segments of the U.S. population. Learn More.


As Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, the Honorable James E. Campos works with minority communities, businesses, and students to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, ensuring that minorities are afforded opportunities to participate in the important mission areas of the Department. Learn more.

The Office of Economic Impact and Diversity can be reached at 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585, Phone:  (202) 586-8383   Fax:  (202) 586-3075. Learn more.

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DOE Celebrates Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence
On March 20, Secretary Rick Perry, NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty and a panel of distinguished women celebrated Women's History Day.
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DOE Celebrates National African American History Month
On Feb 27, Secretary Rick Perry and Secretary Ben Carson participated in a fireside chat celebrating National African American History Month.
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8 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day
Today is International Women’s Day, a worldwide celebration about the incredible contributions to society women have made throughout history.
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Black History Month: 5 Facts About Dr. William Jacob Knox Jr.
Dr. William Jacob Knox Jr. broke barriers his entire life and was the first black supervisor in the Manhattan Project.
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Kimberly Harper Receives MLK Spirit Award for Raising Up Young Women
Working in a STEM field for almost twenty-five years has provided Harper with a personal perspective about the need to increase STEM literacy.
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2018 C3E Keynote Dr. Montgomery Rice Connects the Dots between Energy and Health
Dr. Montgomery Rice connects the dots between energy and health in her remarks on health equity.
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Minority Students Encouraged to Apply for 2019 MEISPP Internships
Applications now open for the 2019 MEISPP summer internship program.
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DOE Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.
DOE celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special event hosted by the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity on January 23, 2018.
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Mayor of Flint, DOE and White House Staff Explore Ways to Help the City Bring in Economic Growth
The White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council works across 13 federal agencies to help revitalize economically distressed communities.
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AABE Hackathon Explores the African-American Experience of Energy Issues
The AABE hackathon on November 16 and 17 focused on the African American experience of energy issues.
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