Latin American and
Native American (LANA) ERG
The purpose of the LANA ERG is to:
Advance a diverse and inclusive work environment for Latin American and Native American employees
Develop a community of employees to celebrate the diverse cultures and unique gifts that Latin American and Native Americans bring to Berkeley Lab
Increase visibility and awareness of the LANA community through internal and external activities
Attract, retain, empower, and inspire Latin American and Native American employees to achieve their fullest potential across the spectrum of employment opportunities at Berkeley Lab
Bring awareness to Latin American and Native American students to STEM and Operations fields
2020 - 2021
Created a Dia de Dr. Los Muertos Ofrenda in the cafeteria entryway for the lab community to honor their loved ones.
Participated in National Labs ERG leadership summit at LLNL.
Worked with creative services to design a new logo.
Ordered 2 banners with LANA new Logo for Heritage months (see above).
Highlighted 4 members in the "Elements" 3Q4 series (see below).
Hosted 4 Cafecito Social Hours in the month of September
Kryshna (Krys) Avina, IT - KAvina@lbl.gov
Blanca Bocobo, Human Resources - BABocobo@lbl.gov
Kelliane Parker, Cyclotron Road - KParkerLam@lbl.gov
Rosa Rodriguez-Flores, OCFO/ETA - RRodriguez-Flores@lbl.gov
Jose Sierra, IT - JSierra@lbl.gov
William Plasencia, Strategic Communications - WPlasencia@lbl.gov