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Rosalind Franklin, Ethics is Not a Gender Issue

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.  


Dr. Sheri Sheppard: Career paths, engineering, and research

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.


Coffee on the Quad

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.


Support LGBTQ+ at SLAC

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.


Alonzo Ashley Fellowship

The Alonzo W. Ashley Internship Program was named in honor of Al Ashley, who retired from SLAC in 1999 after 31 years of dedicated and exemplary service, particularly in the area of championing diversity in the sciences and engineering. During his tenure at SLAC, Al pioneered programs that promoted diversity and encouraged career development for employees, and career exploration for talented students.
LCLS Director Mike Dunne (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)

Welcome new CORE executive sponsor Mike Dunne

CORE would like to welcome our new SLAC executive sponsor, LCLS Director Mike Dunne. Mike succeeds our previous executive sponsor, SLAC CFO Suzanne Davidson. We'd like to thank Suzanne for her tremendous leadership and support over the past two years in helping CORE run its two tentpole events, the Greene Scholars Program Summer Science Institute and the Multicultural Food Festival. Thank you Suzanne!

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Q&A with Al Ashley

Former SLAC employee relations manager Al Ashley was profiled in a Q&A, highlighting his award-winning efforts at cultivating STEM diversity at SLAC and elsewhere. There's even a cameo by our own Dorian Bohler, a former intern under the Alonzo W. Ashley Internship Program:

» Read Al Ashely profile




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