OFFICE OF ECONOMIC IMPACT AND DIVERSITY BLOG
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity hosted its first ever Justice Week from Monday, September 12, 2022 through Friday, September 16, 2022.Learn More
DOE is embarking on a range of efforts geared toward advancing equity by removing barriers for members of underserved communities.Learn More
Partnership in STEM education, workforce development, and business expansion: Pacific Northwest National Labs and the Department of Energy create awareness, interest, and access for sustainable energy
On March 15th, 2022, the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) partnered and cohosted an Awareness, Interest, and Access Webinar with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). PNNLab is...Learn More
On February 9th, 2022, the Department of Energy's Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) hosted an Awareness, Interest, and Access: Featuring Idaho National Laboratory (INL) webinar. The purpose of this webinar was to...Learn More
It’s been our experience as staff in the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity that if you speak with anyone with ties to South Carolina the connections to their home state remains deep.Learn More
Meet Felix Vazquez-Guemarez, MEISPP Intern for the Minority Educational Institutions Division, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
Felix Vazquez-Guemarez is a graduate from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law. He also holds a B.S. in Environmental Science and Physics from the University of Puerto Rico.Learn More
The word justice can both softly roll into the air and echo with thunderous force across a nation. It has a unique power that carries history just as easily as it can carry people towards hope, togetherness, and action. It is a power so large and...Learn More
On December 15th, 2021, the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity co-hosted with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), an Educational Technical Assistance Webinar, designed to bring awareness to...Learn More
Meet Malazia Cepero, MEISPP Intern for the Minority Educational Institutions Division, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
My name is Malazia Cepero and I am an undergraduate student at American University majoring in Public Health and minoring in Psychology. When coming into the MEISPP internship program I was looking for more opportunities. I wanted to expand...Learn More
Meet Todd Gaines, MEISPP Intern for the Minority Workforce Division, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
My participation in the MEISPP program allowed me to work for the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity which closely matches future career goals I have for myself. Working in an office that allowed me to work on projects that would create...Learn More
September 1, 2022
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released its first-ever Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Strategic Plan to underscore the Department’s commitment to creating a workplace that celebrates Americans of all backgrounds.
July 25, 2022
The U.S. Department of Energy today announced 146 programs that support President Biden’s Justice40 Initiative.
September 30, 2021
The Department's first-ever Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize provides cash awards to organizations prioritizing climate solutions for underrepresented communities.
March 26, 2020
The Women’s History Month event was postponed due to issued guidance to stay home during the COVID-19 outbreak.
February 26, 2019
Their discussion will focus on the countless contributions African Americans have made -- and continue to make –- to the greatness of our Nation.
August 29, 2018
Secretary Perry recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams who have gone above and beyond in fulfilling DOE’s mission.
June 25, 2018
Energy Rick Perry and Israeli Minister of Energy Yuval Steinitz signed the agreement today at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
C3E Announces Texas A&M Energy Institute Joining Collaborative Effort to Advance Women’s Leadership in Clean Energy
May 9, 2018
New collaboration with the Texas A&M Energy Institute will broaden the geographic reach and diversity representation of the United States C3E program.
January 23, 2015
Today, Secretary Moniz announced the creation of the Jobs Strategy Council (JSC), an initiative focused on accelerating job growth in American-made clean energy sources while implementing the President’s Climate Action Plan, during a roundtable with ...
November 18, 2014
WASHINGTON – At a forum marking the first anniversary of its Minorities in Energy Initiative (MIE), the Energy Department today announced the launch of its new Industry Partners Network.