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Upcoming Events & Training

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 12:00pm

Zoom

Please join the NIH Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for a panel discussion regarding Intersectionality and Disability. Intersectionality refers to the ways in which systems of inequality based on gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, class and other forms of discrimination “intersect” to create unique dynamics and effects. Panelists with disabilities will share their unique lived experiences with intersectionality and provide recommendations for addressing intersectional discrimination at NIH.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 12:00pm

Zoom

Synopsis: Come learn about projects where people with disabilities elevate innovation, ignite the growing Microsoft AI for Accessibility community, and demonstrate the true value of inclusive technology.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 12:00pm

Zoom

Please join us for the Fourth Annual NIH Champions and Allies of Disability Award Ceremony! These awards honor individuals and groups at NIH who have made outstanding contributions towards the advancement of people with disabilities in the NIH community.

Opening remarks will be given by NICHD Deputy Director Alison Cernich. Each awardee will then be introduced and recognized for their accomplishment. Come celebrate your colleagues and their contributions to advancing disability inclusion and accessibility at NIH!

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 9:00am

Zoom

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, October 18, 2022 - 1:00pm

Zoom

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, November 1, 2022 - 9:00am

Zoom

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:

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 9:00am

Zoom

Building an Inclusive Workplace, your organization’s leaders will be equipped with skills to build highly inclusive teams and leverage peoples’ differences to maximize results. This training program underscores the business imperatives for leveraging the cultural backgrounds, personal characteristics, and unique experiences of all employees to truly promote and benefit from an inclusive workplace.

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.