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Welcome to the Diversity Office
The Diversity Office supports the Laboratory’s mission to do world-class science by facilitating the development of a pipeline of qualified, diverse candidates; by recommending to the Director policies and procedures that ensure (1) equitable treatment and opportunities for all employees, (2) an environment free from harassment; and (3) encourage respect for individual differences.
Diversity and Inclusion at Brookhaven Lab
At Brookhaven we understand that innovation is not possible without diversity of thought and perspective and that it is imperative that we foster an environment in which employees are valued and respected thereby allowing them to flourish. By ensuring consistency in our employment practices/processes, promoting collaboration, flexibility and fairness, Brookhaven consistently seeks to foster an inclusive work environment.
Working with leadership and employee groups Brookhaven has been able to offer a number of programs that augment our efforts to foster an inclusive work environment. These include but are not limited to:
Brookhaven’s workforce diversity comes in many forms including, but not limited to, research discipline, years of experience, academic institutions, level of education completed, gender, race/ethnicity, age, educational background, religion, nationality, familial status, socioeconomic status and disability and veteran status. Brookhaven’s multi-year D&I strategy has four primary pillars that focus on (1) enhancing leadership awareness of implicit bias; (2) expanding/developing talent pipeline/pathways; (3) fostering retention of women and URMs and engaging lab staff through employee resource and affinity groups.