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Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

We cultivate a culture of inclusion where diverse talent is leveraged to advance health discovery.

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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, September 26, 2018 - 9:30am

Bldg. 31/6C, Room 6

ERG Engagement is a 2-hour workshop designed for ERGs, networking groups, D&I committees, and D&I staff. Linda Stokes, founder of PRISM International Inc., will share national leading practices of ERG engagement.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:30pm

Bldg. 31A Patio

An open community event intended to heighten awareness and visibility of ERGs. NIH ERGs, networking groups, IC D&I committees, and special interest groups, interested in setting up a table to meet employees may do so by registering in advance. Please direct questions to edi.people@nih.gov (Attn: Tyrone Banks or Alma McKune)

Registration Link

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 1:00pm

Building 10, Lipsett Amphitheater

About the Speaker - Ms. Emery among many things, works as a Public Engagement and Media Specialist, providing strategic planning for various institutions and community organizations. She has developed a systematic and comprehensive approach to ensuring a diverse workplace. Through the examination and review of the existing strategies, goals and values of her client company, she is able to provide individually tailored frameworks that change and improve an organizations culture.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 1:00pm

Natcher Bldg. 45; Conference Center; Balcony Level

EDI will bring awareness to the Reasonable Accommodation (RA) program NIH-wide through several activities to include:

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:00am

Building 10 Rm 1&2

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.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:00am

Building 45 Balcony B

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.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 1:00pm

Building 45 Balcony B

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.

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.