News and Announcements
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 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.
The Women ERG participated in the "Coffee on the Quad" event on Thursday June 13th 2019. The event was a wonderful opportunity for community building and SLAC employees to become familiar with the various ERG group.
In addition to coffee, bagels and fun games, employees were invited to network with their colleagues and meet ERG representatives to learn more about each group.
Diversity and inclusion is a top priority at SLAC. Deepening the culture of inclusivity will ensure that the richness of different backgrounds and perspectives join to create an environment of engagement and respect, as well as innovative thinking, decision-making and practices.