May 2000


Energy, CIND named top diversity divisions

Energy Division was named the Office of Workforce Diversity’s research division of the year and the Computing, Information and Networking Division was named workforce diversity support division of the year at the annual awards breakfast April 27. Energy’s Teresa Ferguson was named representative of the year; CIND Director Richard Hicks was named outstanding division director.

Engineering Technology Division’s Saylor Hummel was honored for sustained workforce diversity contribution. The Women’s History Month celebration was voted outstanding cultural diversity event for 1999.

Lab Director Bill Madia, the morning’s keynote speaker, said that awareness of diversity in the workplace was an important facet of simultaneous excellence. The Lab, he said, gains from the breadth of experience and knowledge that people from different backgrounds can provide.

“You make better decisions when you have a diverse organization. You get better answers,” he said.