women's history month

Women's History Month - March 2021

Berkeley Lab Resources & Events:

In Celebration of the Lab’s 90th Anniversary:

Other Events & Resources:

  • The Impact of COVID-19 on the Careers of Women in Academic Science, Engineering, and Medicine - Tuesday, March 9 - 8 am
    Join the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for the public release of the consensus study report, The Impact of COVID-19 on the Careers of Women in Academic Science, Engineering, and Medicine. The report explores how the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the careers of women in academic STEMM during 2020 and considers how these disruptions might shape future progress for women in academic STEMM.

  • We See You: The Power of Female STEM Role Models On and Off the Screen – Wednesday, March 17 - 1 pm
    The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s (NASEM) Committee on Women in Science and Engineering and the Science & Entertainment Exchange Presents a discussion that will touch upon how writers for television and film develop characters that challenge stereotypes, the research on the powerful impact of role models in inspiring our next generation of scientists, and the very personal stories of struggle and triumph from a trail-blazing doctor who is a role model to so many.

  • 2021 Annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium (WES) - Wednesday, March 10 - 9 am
    Pathways to invention, entrepreneurship, and STEM careers for students K-12 and beyond.”

  • Picture a Scientist Panel Discussion - Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 12 noon
    The producers of the Picture a Scientist documentary film will host a live virtual event in partnership with ProQuest and Scientific American, featuring Dr. Raychelle Burks, and Dr. Jane Willenbring, and Nobel prize-winning chemist Dr. Jennifer Doudna. This event is free and open to all. Registration Required.

  • Finding Your Path: Women in Climate Action Careers - Wednesday, March 31 - 2 pm
    You are invited to join women in climate action at Sandia National Laboratories, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and the U.S. Department of Energy to learn about ways you can work in clean energy and climate action in government. You’ll also hear from the Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education about their website to find research and non-research opportunities. Meet the Women in Climate Action Who Give Us Hope