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Champions of Diversity at NIH

Rashida Moore, D.V.M.

National Institute of Allergy
and Infectious Diseases

Dr. Ian Moore

National Institute of Allergy
and Infectious Diseases

Dr. Wanda Whitney

National Library
of Medicine

Dr. Robert Rivers

National Institute of Diabetes
and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Upcoming Events & Training

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 10, Lipsett Amphitheater


To promote leadership and navigate well in complex government organizational structures, connect with right people, articulate well using the right language, and make the right decisions that lead people to the right opportunities.


This leadership workshop features three presentations detailing skills in effective communication on:

  1. How to communicate with supervisor and high-level management
  2. How to communicate with peers and colleagues
  3. How to communicate with subordinates

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 45 Rm F1/F2

Workplace Harassment for Managers and Supervisors provides leaders with the skills and insights they need to achieve positive business results and engage employees in ways that inspire their best work. In addition to focusing on the law, this course also focuses on a wide range of behaviors to offer a comprehensive learning solution based on realistic business simulations to spark new insights for leaders in how “doing what we’ve always done” is affecting results in ways they may not have considered. With simple and sustainable learning models and tools, leaders will develop skills proven to positively impact the workplace culture and business results.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 45 Rm G1/G2

Reasonable accommodation (RA) is defined as any change or adjustment in the work environment that enables a qualified individual with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunity. This course will provide an introductory training of our Reasonable Accommodation program at NIH.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 1:00pm

Building 45 Rm G1/G2

Reasonable accommodation (RA) is defined as any change or adjustment in the work environment that enables a qualified individual with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunity. This course will fulfill NIH mandatory requirements for No Fear and POSH.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 50 Rm 1328/1334

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, June 12, 2019 - 1:00pm

Building 45 Rm G1/G2

Building an Inclusive Workplace for Employees helps build the business case for diversity and inclusion based on participants’ individual experiences and goals. Participants will explore several scenarios and apply skills for building an environment where everyone’s ideas and perspectives are welcome.

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 10 FAES Rm 3

Most people know that laws exist to protect employees from discrimination and harassment. However, many don't know these laws also protect employees from retaliation. That means employers cannot punish employees for making discrimination or harassment complaints or participating in workplace investigations. This 1.5 hour course addresses several topics including: What is Retaliation, What is an Adverse Action, and What are Protected Activities.

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.