Office of Economic Impact and Diversity

Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Blog

Thank You and Farewell, 2019 MEISPP Interns!
September 16, 2019
Fifty-four lucky students have returned to campus with the experience of a lifetime.
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Meet Johnson Okoduwa Imumbhon, Intern for the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
September 16, 2019
Johnson Okoduwa Imumbhon shares his experiences as a MEISPP intern for the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity during the summer of 2019.
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Meet Tiffany Liu, Intern for the Office of Management
September 16, 2019
Tiffany Liu shares her experience as a Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program (MEISPP) intern during the summer of 2019.
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Meet Shavone Brown, Intern at the Y-12 National Security Complex
September 16, 2019
Shavone Brown shares her experiences as a MEISPP intern for the Y-12 National Security Complex during the summer of 2019.
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Meet Sraavani Jayanti, Intern for the Office of Management and Budget
September 16, 2019
Sraavani Jayanti shares her experiences as a MEISPP intern for the Office of Management and Budget during the summer of 2019.
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US Department of Energy Announces $4 Million Funding Opportunity for the Minority Education, Workforce, and Training (MEWT) Program
September 3, 2019
The MEWT Program is designed to increase engagement and capabilities of underserved communities within STEM and energy fields.
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DOE Celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month
August 16, 2019
On June 19, DOE celebrated LGBTQ Pride Month with a panel on inclusivity in the workplace.
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DOE Hosts Equity In Energy™ African American Stakeholder Discussion
August 12, 2019
On July 15, 2019, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity hosted the Equity In Energy™ African American Stakeholder Discussion.
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Equity in Energy Visits the Pacific Northwest
August 8, 2019
On June 25th-26th, stakeholders in the energy community gathered in the Pacific Northwest for the Equity in Energy: Stakeholder & Lab Engagement.
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Director James E. Campos visits the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR)
August 2, 2019
On June 27, 2019, Director Campos and other DOE leadership toured the CTUIR in Pendleton, Oregon.
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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 LGBTQ Pride Month
August 16, 2019
On June 19, DOE celebrated LGBTQ Pride Month with a panel on inclusivity in the workplace.
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DOE Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May 30, 2019
On May 7, 2019, DOE honored Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the media and arts.
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DOE Celebrates Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence
April 2, 2019
On March 20, Secretary Rick Perry, NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty and a panel of distinguished women celebrated Women's History Day.
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DOE Celebrates National African American History Month
March 14, 2019
On Feb 27, Secretary Rick Perry and Secretary Ben Carson participated in a fireside chat celebrating National African American History Month.
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