Faces of Diversity

Boulder Labs Diversity Council

Announcements

Meetings:
4th Wednesday
of every month
1:00 pm DSRC 3A114
open to all


Monthly Observances

Events

Brown Bag Seminar: Phased Retirement and Social Security

Time: Thursday, April 13, 11:30am - 1pm

Place: DSRC GC402 (Multipurpose Room)

This seminar is led by Ann Vanderslice through the Colorado Federal Executive Board. Ann holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor Designation from the American College and brings a wealth of knowledge, she is an expert in Federal employee retirement planning strategies and benefits. Phased retirement is intended to encourage experienced Federal employees to continue working part time to ensure continuity of operations and to facilitate knowledge management. The main purpose of Phased Retirements is to enhance mentoring and training of the employees who will be filling the positions of more experienced employees who are preparing for full retirement. It is intended to encourage experienced employees to remain, in at least a part-time capacity. Is this right for you? Social security information will also be discussed.

FERS Retirement Workshop

Time: Thursday, June 8, 8 am - 4 pm

Place: DSRC GC402 (Multipurpose Room)

This retirement workshop is taught by Ann Vanderslice through the Colorado Federal Executive Board. Ann is an expert in Federal employee retirement planning strategies and benefits. She holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation from the American College and brings a wealth of retirement knowledge. Ann easily boils down complex retirement issues into a very simple and easy to understand plan - allowing you to see your options and make informed decisions.

If you would like to attend, please save the date. Registration requirements to come.

Boulder Laboratories Poster Presentation

Time: Wednesday, July 19, 1 pm - 4 pm

Place: Katherine Gebbie Laboratory Conference Room 81-1A116

Over its history the scope has been broadened from postdoctoral to all student research. This annual event is for postdoctoral associates and students at every level (graduate, undergraduate, high school). Participants will meet their peers and develop networks with peers and other staff from the Boulder Labs. In addition to promotion of diversity, the symposium's goals are to direct attention to student-conducted research and to foster a greater appreciation for the breadth, novelty and excitement of research in the Boulder Labs. More information to come.

American Indian Society for Engineers and Scientists (AISES) / Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Day at NOAA

Time: Wednesday, September 20

Place: DSRC

Event is currently in the planning stage, to include two tracks, with a full day of tours and interaction with scientists. A representative from NOAA's Office of Education will be present.