Topic: Diversity

The third article in a series about the Lab's stockpile stewardship mission highlights the people who make it happen.

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LLNL participates in the CMD-IT/ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference (Tapia2022) on September 7–10.

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UX designer Bianca Toledo helps make government applications more human-centric, user-friendly, and aesthetically pleasing. She joined the Lab in 2019 to find meaning in her work.

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The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Winds of Change magazine has named LLNL as one of the Top 50 STEM Workplaces in 2022. This marks the second consecutive year that LLNL has been honored as an organization setting the standard for indigenous STEM professionals.

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LLNL celebrated the 2022 Global Women in Data Science conference on March 7 with its 5th annual regional event, featuring workshops, mentoring sessions and a discussion with LLNL Director Kim Budil.

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Sponsored by the DSI, LLNL’s winter hackathon took place on February 16–17. In addition to traditional hacking, the hackathon included a special datathon competition in anticipation of the Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference on March 7.

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Registration is open until February 27 for LLNL's fifth annual WiDS event in conjunction with the worldwide Women in Data Science conference.

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The Data Science Institute hosted a career panel featuring members of some of LLNL's Employee Resource Groups: Asian Pacific American Council, Amigos Unidos Hispanics in Partnership, Women’s Association, and Abilities Champions.

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In this IDEAS-ECP webinar, Jean Shuler, who joined LLNL in 1972, shares her stories providing support on a range of computing architectures. The video is an hour long.

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Computing’s newest internship program focuses on DevOps methodologies. The inaugural class of 2021 built a persistent data services provisioning application that will soon assist real Livermore Computing users.

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Many LLNL women and allies attend Grace Hopper Celebration every year to learn, to network, and to be inspired.

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More than 100 LLNL staff and students gathered virtually for the first session of a new career panel series inspired by the annual Women in Data Science conference and sponsored by the Data Science Institute.

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LLNL was honored by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Winds of Change magazine as one of the Top 50 STEM Workplaces in 2021, as an organization setting the standard for indigenous STEM professionals.

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The Department of Energy recently published a blog post celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, featuring LLNL Computing employee Jeene Villanueva.

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In recognition of March as International Women’s History Month, SC21 profiled six women doing trailblazing work, including LLNL's Hiranmayi Ranganathan.

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Coinciding with International Women’s Day on March 8, LLNL’s 4th Women in Data Science (WiDS) regional event brought women together to discuss successes, opportunities and challenges of being female in a mostly male field.

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Jeene Villanueva, LLNL computer scientist and group leader, represented the Lab at the 2021 Lab Manager Diversity Digital Summit, "Building Better Labs: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion."

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The first-ever virtual Girls Who Code – "Big" program (a collaboration between LLNL, the Livermore Lab Foundation, and the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District) recently wrapped up.

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At the 2020 LLNL Computing Virtual Expo, Marisa Torres described the Girls Who Code program’s activities, how it's closing the technology gender gap, and ways to get involved.

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The Association for Women in Mathematics has named computational scientist Carol Woodward as a 2021 fellow, recognizing her commitment to supporting and advancing women in the mathematical sciences.

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More than 150 girls participated in the San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) conference via Zoom last month. LLNL Computing staff were among the online speakers.

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Many LLNL women and allies attend Grace Hopper Celebration every year to learn, to network, and to be inspired.

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Held in early March, the WiDS Livermore event featured four technical talks from LLNL data scientists.

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The early-March event was the third annual WiDS Livermore event, featuring speakers, a career panel, mentoring, and a livestream.

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Jorge Castro Morales likes having different responsibilities at work. He says, “I’m honored to be working with a diverse team of multidisciplinary experts to resolve very complex problems on a daily basis.”

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