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African American Affinity Group

Our Mission

The African-American Affinity Group (AAAG) exists to provide a forum where employees and guests can promote awareness of the Black, African, African-American and Caribbean cultures, share professional insights, acquire information and provide leadership on their careers and work environment within BNL. We aspire to increase the presence and leadership ability of our community by building strong strategic alliances with laboratory management and facilitating the hiring, retention, education, mentorship and career advancement of African-American talent at all levels, thereby assisting the Lab to achieve its diversity goals.


Click here to view the AAAG Constitution & Bylaws

The next African American Affinity Group meeting is scheduled as follows:
[Meetings are now held on the 2nd Thursday of each month.]
Date: Location:
Thurs., Feb. 9, 2017 Cancelled due to weather
Thurs., Mar. 9, 2017 - Noon Berkner Hall, Rm. D
Thurs., Apr. 13, 2017 - Noon Berkner Hall, Rm. D

2017 Events:
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Tues., Feb. 21, 2017
 
Cultural Cuisine at Berkner Cafeteria Cultural Cuisine at Berkner Cafeteria
In recognition of Black History Month, Berkner Hall Cafeteria will feature lunch items that celebrate the rich and
diverse culture of African-Americans.

Location: Berkner Hall Cafeteria
Thurs., Feb. 23, 2017
Noon
Presentation Dr. Stephen Matseoane Presents: “Career Path and Women‘s Health”

Location: Physics Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

~~~~ Refreshments will be served. ~~~~
Tues., Feb. 28, 2017
Noon
Presentation Dr. Edward J. Smith Presents: “Beyond Inclusion: Diversifying Biomedical Science”

Location: Physics Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

~~~~ Refreshments will be served. ~~~~
Thurs., Mar. 2, 2017
Noon
Cultural Food Tasting 5th Annual Cultural Food Tasting Fundraiser

Location: Chemistry Bldg. Lunch Room, Bldg. 555
Thurs., Mar. 9, 2017
5PM (doors open at 4:30PM)
Open Mic Night Open Mic Night
Location: Tap Room, BNL Center, BLDG. 30

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Last Modified: February 24, 2017
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