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The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity develops and executes Department-wide policies to implement applicable legislation and Executive Orders that strengthen diversity goals affecting equal employment opportunities, small and disadvantaged businesses, minority educational institutions, and historically underrepresented communities.

Download a copy of the legislative mandate that established our predecessor office, the Office of Minority Economic Impact.

To advance its mission, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity has four program offices:


News and Blogs

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
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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.
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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
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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.
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Five Fast Facts About Evelyn Boyd Granville

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

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

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Ann (Sweeney) Augustyn
Principal Deputy Director, Office of Economic Impact & Diversity and Deputy Director, Office of Civil Rights & Equal Opportunity
Annie Whatley
Deputy Director, Office of Minority Education and Community Development