June 1, 2021
Recently, DOE STEM Rising hosted a Women in Climate Action Careers webinar. STEM Rising is DOE’s initiative to inspire, educate and spark an upwards trajectory to lifelong success in STEM through sharing the department’s national labs, National Nuclear Security Administration and program office’s programs, resources, competitions, events, internship opportunities and more.
ORISE STEM Workforce Development Group Manager Igrid Gregory participated and shared with attendees information about Zintellect, the ORISE GO mobile app, the ORISE website and ORISE social media. In addition to Gregory, other speakers included Marcey Hoover, Director of Energy and Homeland Security Programs for Sandia National Laboratories, Nicole Mendoza, Senior Researcher for Wind Energy Systems at National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Wahleah Johns, Senior Advisor for DOE’s Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs, Shuchi Talati, Chief of Staff for DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy, and Erika Roesler, Atmospheric and Climate Scientist for Sandia National Laboratories.
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) asset that is dedicated to enabling critical scientific, research, and health initiatives of the department and its laboratory system by providing world class expertise in STEM workforce development, scientific and technical reviews, and the evaluation of radiation exposure and environmental contamination.
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