Diversity and Inclusion

We Value Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accountability (IDEA)


Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Director Mike Witherell on the Lab's commitment
to diversity, devotion to team science and dedication to the ideals of an inclusive culture.

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accountability

At Berkeley Lab we work diligently and it is a high priority to foster a work culture that recognizes the power of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability. It is in this spirit that Berkeley Lab formed IDEA, a commitment to these values. The Energy Technologies Area's IDEA Working Group connects closely with the greater Lab-wide IDEA office.

All ETA staff, partners and affiliates are encouraged to contribute to our efforts. Many do, through a variety of youth educational programs, seminars and international exchange opportunities.

Berkeley Lab Resource Groups

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are open to affiliates as well as Lab employees. ERGs are excellent for getting to know people at Berkeley Lab, networking and finding goals in common. ERGs enjoy extensive support from Berkeley Lab leadership.

See the links below for more information.

IDEA at Berkeley Lab: diversity.lbl.gov

Employee Resource Groups: berkeleylab-erg.lbl.gov/home


Everyone at Berkeley Lab has the opportunity to volunteer and share in our outreach efforts including:

Opportunities for volunteering as well as taking part in virtual tours and lab-wide events are encouraged for all employees and affiliates at Berkeley Lab.