"Science and technology give us the tools to create the impossible. It has given me the power to make my ideas and the ideas of others real software that improves the world we live in."
- Marisol Gamboa, computer scientist and TECHNOLOchicas ambassador.
Each year, Lawrence Livermore employee Melanee Scarborough helps to plan and organize one of the American Diabetes Association’s highest grossing annual fundraisers: the Tour de Cure. “I’ve met great people and formed wonderful friendships, and it means so much to me that I get to make a difference in the lives of people with this disease."
"We get to restore hope and help people take their first steps on the long road to recovery, and that's a moving experience."
- Lab mechanical technologist and veteran Steve Leahy
As an ardent promoter of STEM education, Albala advises students interested in pursuing STEM is to "just go for it," she said. "Take workshops, look for opportunities to work in labs, don't be afraid to ask questions and seek out science."
Read how an LLNL summer scholar has travelled from Africa to the West Indies to help solve one of the planet’s greatest problems—sustainability of clean water. ➡ http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQehe
APS awards LLNL's Andrew MacKinnon for his outstanding work in physics including the development of a powerful technique for characterizing high energy density plasmas.
EPA recognizes LLNL for outstanding achievements in sustainable purchasing.
"As a husband and father, I appreciate the flexibility to deal with everyday family responsibilities, and I can work an honest day and then devote time to my family.”
LLNL physicist Tammy Ma honored for her "commitment to public service and....transformational role in integrating scientific knowledge into society for the public good."