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Berkeley Lab’s African American Employee Resource Group (AAERG) aims to advance a diverse and inclusive work environment with a particular focus on African American current and future employees. Working through a dedicated network of professionals, the AAERG undertakes internal and external activities to attract, retain, empower, and inspire African American employees. These efforts are geared toward helping African American staff members achieve their fullest potential across the spectrum of professional development and employment opportunities at Berkeley Lab, including those for scientists, engineers, technologists, and operations staff.
All Member Meetings
Deborah Ann Smith, Business Operations Supervisor - DASmith@lbl.gov
Stacy Curry, Program Manager - SLCurry@lbl.gov
Miles Green, Desktop Systems Specialist - MilesGreen@lbl.gov
Tameeka Johnson, Subcontracts Administrator - TSJohnson@lbl.gov
Jonathan Nurse, Gov't & Comm Relations Spec - JTNurse@lbl.gov
Erica Wafer, Sr Accountant - EWafer@lbl.gov
Attract/Recruit - Outreach efforts to attract and recruit qualified Black/African American talent to Research and Business Operations positions at Berkeley Lab.
Retain - Support the retention of Black/African American employees by creating a culture of belonging within the AAERG: virtual social events, check-ins, and wellness.
Empower - Offer ongoing and updated tools and resources to members so that they can successfully manage career goals and develop the professional skills that allow them to represent their own interests in a self-determined way
Inspire - Host annual Black History Month and other celebrations to showcase the history and accomplishments of Blacks / African Americans.