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Champions of Diversity at NIH

Dr. Ofelia A. Olivero

Dr. Ofelia A. Olivero

Chief of Intramural Diversity Workforce, National Cancer Institute

Sherri Cook

Sherri Cook

Program Support Assistance, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program

Upcoming Events & Training

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 2:00pm

Bldg. 40 Room #1201

A panel discussion on better understanding and quantifying Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) data in the federal workforce.

Light refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 9:00am

East Jefferson BB-B 57

By focusing on day-to-day behaviors along with the law, Workplace Harassment for Employees is part of a comprehensive and sustainable learning solution designed to challenge and motivate employees to consider the impact of their own behavior and encourage them to speak up when issues arise.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 1:00pm

Building 6001 Exec Rm A1/A2

SafeZone Training is designed to promote awareness and education on the particular needs and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex individuals as well as other sexual and gender minorities (represented by the acronym LGBTI). SafeZone addresses many of the commonly held misperceptions, myths, and stereotypes related to LGBTI communities. Training is designed to improve understanding and help everyone at the NIH accept fellow employees as they are and as they want to be identified.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 9:00am

Building 40 Rm 1201/1203

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Compliance Training for Managers and Supervisors focuses on Federal Laws, Disparate Treatment, Adverse Impact, Harassment/Hostile Environment, Reasonable Accommodation and Retaliation/Reprisal. As a supplement to the mandatory EEO online training, this in-person class is designed to meet the following learning objectives:

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 9:00am

Bldg. 50 Rm 1334

Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance for Employees focuses on Federal EEO Laws, Theories of Discrimination, Workplace Harassment/Hostile Environment (including Sexual Harassment), Reasonable Accommodation, and Retaliation/Reprisal. As a supplement to the mandatory EEO online training, this in-person class is designed to meet the following learning objectives:

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 9:30am

Building 50 Rm 1227

Prevention of Workplace Harassment for Clinicians and Scientists

The Prevention of Workplace Harassment for Clinicians and Scientists will reveal how to improve overall performance that positively impacts patient experiences and operational excellence. It will focus on the quality of participants day-to-day interactions with patients, care teams, and staff.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 1:00pm

Building 50 Rm 1227

Prevention of Workplace Harassment for Clinicians and Scientists

The Prevention of Workplace Harassment for Clinicians and Scientists will reveal how to improve overall performance that positively impacts patient experiences and operational excellence. It will focus on the quality of participants day-to-day interactions with patients, care teams, and staff.

Language Access Program

NIH Language Access

There is a significant and increasing LEP population in the United States who need language assistance services. NIH is renewing its commitment to providing meaningful access to its programs and activities to people with limited English proficiency (LEP). NIH Language Access Plan, establishes policy and strategy for all 27 Institutes and Centers (ICs). The Plan serves as a blueprint to help NIH ICs develop their own specific implementation strategies, based on their respective needs and capacity.

6+ NIH Locations

6+ NIH Locations

Based in Bethesda, Maryland, we have Institutes and Centers in Arizona, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, & North Carolina.

27 Institutes & Centers

27 Institutes & Centers

Each IC has a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems.

85 Nobel Prizes

85 Nobel Prizes

144 NIH-supported researchers have been recipients of 85 Nobel Prizes.

18,000+ Employees

18,000+ Employees

Who represent a diversity of experience, traditions, professions, and identities.

2,500 Universities & Research Institutions

2,500 Universities & Research Institutions

80% of the NIH's budget goes to more than 300,000 research personnel at over 2,500 universities and research institutions.

1 NIH Director...

1 NIH Director...

...who ROCKS OUT against disease.