Office of Economic Impact and Diversity

News from the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity

DOE Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 28, 2020
May 8, 2020
The DOE Office of Economic Impact and Diversity will host a virtual Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Program in May.
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Remarks As Prepared by Secretary Brouillette For Women’s History Month
March 26, 2020
The Women’s History Month event was postponed due to issued guidance to stay home during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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DOE Celebrates African American History Month
March 2, 2020
On 2/20, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity and Blacks In Government (BIG) celebrated African American History Month with Sec. Brouillette.
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First: Barrier Breakers & History Makers
March 2, 2020
This Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating by introducing you to women who were first. Being first to do something takes drive, bravery, & vision.
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DOE Celebrates the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 30, 2020
On Jan. 22, we held a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy at DOE headquarters in Washington, D.C. featuring Secretary Dan Brouillette.
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Equity in Energy Visits Pittsburgh
January 13, 2020
On Dec 17, DOE and SBA co-hosted a discussion of the Equity in Energy initiative with stakeholders in the Pennsylvania energy community.
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“Honoring Our Nations,” DOE Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month
December 13, 2019
On Nov 14, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity celebrated National Native American Heritage Month with speakers and a musical performance.
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"The Right Talent, Right Now," DOE Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month
December 11, 2019
On Oct 31, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity hosted a celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month with guest speakers.
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“A History of Serving our Nation,” DOE Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
November 5, 2019
On Oct 8, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity and CALDOE celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a keynote, panel and musical performances.
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DOE Hosts Equity In Energy™ Hispanic Stakeholder Discussion
October 23, 2019
On Oct 8, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity hosted the Equity In Energy Hispanic Stakeholder Discussion in Washington, D.C.
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Equity in Energy™

Equity in Energy™ is an initiative designed to include and expand the participation of individuals in underserved communities in all Department of Energy programs. Equity in Energy™ also seeks to infuse and expand participation in the private energy sectors in our nation’s economy to ensure America’s energy independence. 

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Minority Serving Institutions and Energy Department National Laboratories Map

Interactive Map: Energy Department National Labs and Minority Serving Institutions

Minority serving institutions (MSIs) include:

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities
  • Hispanic Serving Institutions
  • Asian American Native American/Pacific Islander Serving Institutions
  • Tribal Colleges and Universities. 

Access our interactive map to identify which National Laboratories are within close proximity to MSIs.

 

 

Special observances are designed to promote cultural awareness at the Department of Energy. Learn more.

Special Observances

DOE Celebrates African American History Month
March 2, 2020
On 2/20, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity and Blacks In Government (BIG) celebrated African American History Month with Sec. Brouillette.
Learn More
DOE Celebrates the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 30, 2020
On Jan. 22, we held a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy at DOE headquarters in Washington, D.C. featuring Secretary Dan Brouillette.
Learn More
“Honoring Our Nations,” DOE Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month
December 13, 2019
On Nov 14, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity celebrated National Native American Heritage Month with speakers and a musical performance.
Learn More
"The Right Talent, Right Now," DOE Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month
December 11, 2019
On Oct 31, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity hosted a celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month with guest speakers.
Learn More