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January 31, 2018
Dr. King and the Deputy Secretary
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
October 18, 2017
Two girl scouts take pictures with our "girls of energy" instagram boxes
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.
September 28, 2017
Los Alamos STEM Mentoring Cafe - 2017
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 19, 2017
Photo of a group of children learning about solar panels
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.
March 9, 2017
Dr. Evelyn Boyd Granville was the second African-American women to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics and helped in America's early space missions. | Illustration by <a href="/node/2349957">Cort Kreer</>.
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.

February 1, 2017
July 20, 1944
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.

September 22, 2016
OneDOE Kick-Off
OneDOE was launched to reaffirm the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
March 24, 2016
Astronaut Ellen Ochoa is our fourth and final woman in STEM #ThrowbackThursday for 2016. | Illustration by <a href="/node/1332956/">Carly Wilkins, Energy Department</a>.
Five Fast Facts about Astronaut Ellen Ochoa

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...

March 18, 2016
On Tuesday March 22, 2016 we're hosting a twitter chat on Women in STEM. | Energy Department photo.
Women’s History Month Twitter Chat on Changing the Face of Leadership in STEM

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

March 11, 2016
Roderick Jackson and a group of high schoolers pause for a selfie inside Oak Ridge National Lab's 3D-printed house. | Photo Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Lab.
Showing, Not Telling to Engage Students in STEM

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

March 10, 2016
Rocket Scientist Annie Easley worked at NASA before it was called NASA. | Illustration by <a href="/node/1332956/">Carly Wilkins, Energy Department</a>.
Five Fast Facts about Rocket Scientist Annie Easley

Annie Easley's work on the Centaur helped move NASA's space program further into orbit. Learn more about this pioneering Woman in STEM.

March 1, 2016
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Celebrating the History of Women in STEM

This Women's History Month, the Energy Department is highlighting the important STEM contributions of women of color. Be sure to follow along on...

February 29, 2016
A student from from Chicago's Laura S. Ward STEM School learns to use computational thinking during <a href="http://www.anl.gov/articles/inspiring-next-generation-computational-thinkers">My Brother's Keeper's visit to Argonne National Lab.</a> | Photo Courtesy of Argonne National Lab.
Bringing Students to STEM with My Brother's Keeper

The Energy Department National Labs are partnering with the President's My Brother's Keeper Initiative to bring students to the labs and give them...

November 17, 2015
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Intrepid Museum Hosts STEM Mentoring Café

By The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum...

November 12, 2015
STEM Mentoring Cafes - sponsored in part by the Energy Department - engage middle schoolers with science and technology professionals at local science centers and museums nationwide to inspire them to learn about a broad spectrum of energy-related career fields. source: Matty Greene/US DOE
STEM Middle School Mentoring Cafés Take it on the Road

STEM Mentoring Cafés - sponsored in part by the Energy Department - engage middle schoolers with science and technology professionals at local...

October 7, 2015
The SEED Coalition is inspiring young minds with STEM activities that teach energy literacy. Here students visit Washington, DC to tour the Smithsonian.
SEED Initiative Aims to Increase Energy Education in Low-Income Communities

Increasing energy literacy across the nation and around the world is a vital ingredient in the Energy Department’s strategy to achieve a global...

August 31, 2015
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Bridging Energy and Climate Literacy

Washington D.C., August 20, 2015. The Organization of American States and the Department of Energy of the United States of America signed a...

August 25, 2015
A group of students gets a tour of the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Lab as part of the My Brothers Keeper Initiative. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Lab.
My Brother’s Keeper Visits the National Labs

The Energy Department & the National Labs are partnering with the My Brother's Keeper Initiative to inspire young people to pursue science,...

August 24, 2015
A Mentoring Table at the West Palm Beach STEM Cafe
Exploring STEM in Florida

Check out the latest STEM Mentoring Cafe in West Palm Beach, Florida held on July 29, 2015. The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is...

July 27, 2015
Aerial view of STEM Mentoring Café table in Chicago: Photo Courtesy of Argonne National
STEM Café Hits the Midwest

The STEM Mentoring Café series has hit the road and was in Chicago on May 16, 2015.

June 30, 2015
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Join the Call: One Million Hours of STEM Volunteer Service

America’s ability to meet the demands of its energy future depends on having a trained, dedicated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics...

June 26, 2015
Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall speaks at her swearing-in ceremony. | Energy Department Photo.
Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall Joins Our Women @ Energy Series

Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall joins our Women @ Energy series -- which now has over 250 profiles of inspiring women at the Department of Energy.

June 19, 2015
Girls from the Tampa Public Housing Authority participated in a hands-on activity at the Museum of Science and Industry. | Energy Department photo.
Launching STEM Careers through Exposure and Exploration

As part of our series of STEM Mentoring Cafes, a group of 40 girls from the Tampa Public Housing Authority met with scientists, technologists,...

May 8, 2015
Pamela Richmond is one of a vast array of inspiring mothers at the Department of Energy. | Department of Energy photo.
#WomenInSTEM: Moms Who Inspire

The Department of Energy celebrates Mother's Day by recognizing some of the moms making a difference at the Energy Department and at home.