News and Announcements
This February marks the annual recognition of Black History Month, a time when we celebrate and pay tribute to the contributions of African Americans throughout history.
Juneteenth, which is celebrated on June 19, marks the day in 1865 that enslaved Africans in Texas learned about President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which actually freed them two years prior.
Thank you to all who participated in our Holiday Greeting Card Drive. Your generosity of spirit helped make the holidays a little brighter for the vets at the Menlo Park VA Hospital. Together we provided 150 greeting cards and 8 lbs. of See's Candies.
Thanks to those who signed our on-line card creator and to those who sent traditional cards. Your contributions are much appreciated.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, and the upcoming Native American Heritage Month, CORE is sponsoring a SLAC Career Seminar for SACNAS Students at Evergreen Valley College. SACNAS stands for the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Native Americans in Science.
In honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, the Military ERG is coordinating with our fellow ERGs to collect military-related stories and/or photos.
Rosalind is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach and Consultant, and Principal of Rosalind Franklin Group. Ms. Franklin brings 25 years of organizational strategy and leadership development experience to her work with groups and individuals, in the non-profit government and corporate arena, both in the United States and abroad.
Stanford Women in Technology (Stanford WIT) is a community of women, non-binary people, and allies with a mission to advance representation, engagement, and support for women in technology roles at Stanford.
Dr. Sheri Sheppard spoke at the quarterly Women@SLAC Employee Resource Group meeting on October 9th. She involved attendees in an interactive meeting related to career paths and the field of engineering specifically; however, lessons learned from her research have implications beyond engineering. This is an especially poignant talk if you are a member of an underrepresented group or support someone who is.