women's history month
Women's History Month ~ March 2022
Happy Women’s History Month! Show your support by downloading and using one of these Women’s History Month Zoom backgrounds in your next meeting. You may notice a certain change in name, more details to come soon. In the meantime, check out the following Women’s History events planned and available resources below.
Tuesday, March 8th - 12- 1:15 pm
Dr. Malika Grayson - Canceling Imposter Syndrome Through V.I.C.T.O.R.Y
Presented in partnership with Women@SLAC Employee Resource Group, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory Women's Association, Sandia National Laboratory Women's Connection, Stanford VMWare Women's Leadership Innovation Lab, and the Berkeley Lab Women's Support and Empowerment Council (WSEC) and African American ERG (AAERG).
Dr. Malika Grayson is a Fortune 100 global speaker, #1 global bestselling author, and engineer. She has given over 100 workshops and keynotes and is the recipient of many honors including the Zellman Warhaft Commitment to Diversity Award, National Society of Black Engineers – Mike Shin Award for Distinguished Member of the Year, Adelphi University’s Top 10 Alumni Under 10, and BEYA STEM’s Modern Day Technology Leader.
As a best-selling author, engineer, and STEM advocate, Dr. Malika Grayson is a highly regarded keynote speaker and educator. Malika’s appearances range from universities to Fortune 100 companies where she has presented keynotes and workshops. Malika’s talks use the basis of her personal experiences and inspirational journey as a way to connect with audiences and remind them of the lessons there are in every aspect of our lives. She presents on topics such as imposter syndrome, turning your impossibles to probables, navigating graduate school, networking, mentorship, and more.
March 6th - 12th - PIMD Celebrates Women in Construction Week
Thursday, March 17th - 4-5 pm - Women's History Jeopardy
Join the Women’s Support and Empowerment Council’s Women’s History Month celebration and Jeopardy challenge at 4 p.m. on March 17. Connect with participants across the Lab and show off your knowledge of women’s history with a lively game of trivia. More details to come soon!
Georgina Marie Guardado
Monday, March 21st - 4-5 pm - LANA/WSEC Co-Sponsored Talk: Georgina Marie Guardado and Kim Schuck
To close out LBNL’s Women's History Month celebration, WSEC and LANA are proud to co-host readings by two distinguished poets, who speak to the issues of disappeared and murdered Native women. Kim Schuck was Poet Laureate of San Francisco in 2019. Georgina Marie Guardado is the Poet Laureate of Lake County. More details to be provided.
Georgina Marie Guardado
Georgina Marie Guardado was raised in Lakeport, California. As part of the Broken Nose Collective, an annual handmade chapbook exchange, she created her first poetry chapbook, Finding the Roots of Water, in 2018 and her second chapbook,Tree Speak, in 2019. In 2020, she was an Anne G. Locasio scholar for the Mendocino Coast Writers Conference poetry workshop. The Literary Coordinator and Poetry Out Loud Coordinator for the Lake County Arts Council, she served as co-editor for the Middletown Art Center’s RESILIENCE and RESTORE collections of written word and visual arts funded by the California Arts Council. She is the current Lake County Poet Laureate for 2020-2022, the first Mexican-American and youngest to serve in this role for Lake County. In 2021, Guardado received an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowship.
Kim Shuck was born in San Francisco, California, and is a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. She received a BA in Art and an MFA in Textiles from San Francisco State University. Shuck is the author of Deer Trails, forthcoming from City Lights Books in October 2019), Clouds Running In (Taurean Horn Press, 2014), Rabbit Stories (Poetic Matrix Press, 2013), and Smuggling Cherokee (Greenfield Review Press, 2005), as well as of the chapbook collection Sidewalk Ndn (FootHills Press, 2018). In 2019, Shuck was named an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. She currently works at the California College of Art in the Diversity department and serves as the poet laureate of San Francisco, California.
Women's History Month - March 2022
Other Resources & Events:
AAUW-Orinda, Moraga, Lafayette (OML) is presenting their annual STEM Conference for middle school girls on Saturday, March 19, 2022 in partnership with Saint Mary’s College in Moraga CA. The STEM Conference will be an in-person, hands-on event that starts at 8:45 and ends at 3 PM. Sign in begins at 8 AM.
The girls will attend 3 workshops given by professionals in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. They will choose and rank 5 workshops out of 16. Not all preferences are guaranteed but we will make every effort to assign each girl to 2 of her top 5 choices.
Cost is $40. Many scholarships are available and no one will be denied participation for lack of funds. Lunch, snacks and drinks will be provided. Registration fee is not refundable for any reason.
The workshops to be offered are: CLICK HERE
CLICK HERE for the registration form
Together with our many women editors, authors, reviewers, and readers, ACS Publications works to promote the full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls. We salute the hard work of women and girls in the chemistry community, who contribute to the American Chemical Society’s mission “to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people.