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8 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day
March 8, 2019
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.
February 28, 2019
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
February 22, 2019
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
February 8, 2019
Dr. Montgomery Rice connects the dots between energy and health in her remarks on health equity.
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DOE Celebrates 2018 Native American Heritage Month
February 1, 2019
DOE Celebrates 2018 Native American Heritage Month on November 29, 2018.
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Minority Students Encouraged to Apply for 2019 MEISPP Internships
January 31, 2019
Applications now open for the 2019 MEISPP summer internship program.
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DOE Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 24, 2019
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
December 21, 2018
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
December 13, 2018
The AABE hackathon on November 16 and 17 focused on the African American experience of energy issues.
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Diversity and Inclusion at the Pacific Northwest National Lab
November 29, 2018
The Honorable James Campos toured PNNL receiving an Overview of the lab and overviews of STEM and Diversity and Inclusion.
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Equity in Energy

Equity in Energy is a new initiative by the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity. Participants will include The Honorable James E. Campos, Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity among other leaders in the field. 

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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 2018 Native American Heritage Month
February 1, 2019
DOE Celebrates 2018 Native American Heritage Month on November 29, 2018.
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DOE Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 24, 2019
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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National Disability Employment Awareness Month Observance Program
November 15, 2018
The Department of Energy held its annual special emphasis observance recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month program, Oct 23, 2018
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2018 Hispanic Heritage Month Observance Program
November 15, 2018
The Department of Energy held its annual special emphasis observance recognizing Hispanic Heritage on October 4, 2018.
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