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“How to Make a Difference in Your Career & Your Community”

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“How to Make a Difference in Your Career & Your Community”
Please join us for an opportunity to hear from CNS Business Management and Transformation Vice President Doris Heim on how to make a difference in your career and your community. Heim will share how she got where she is today and how she uses her position to give back to local charities.

Following Heim’s talk, United Way of Anderson County Director Naomi Asher will discuss the needs of our ...

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A Twitter Chat – The Quest for Element 117!

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TwitterLogo_#55aceeChapter member Julie Ezold discussed discovering a new element & her career as a nuclear engineer.

January 14 @3:00 PM
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@ORNL
#WomenInSTEM

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Pint of Science Inaugural Knoxville Event!

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The Half-Life Chronicles will be held Monday, January 11th, 2016 from 6 – 8 pm at The Casual Pint of Downtown. Doors will be open by 5:30 for pre-talk drinks and conversation. Hard Knox Pizzeria has generously offered to provide pizza for our event! Also Dale’s Fried Pies will be on hand to sell dessert pies. Come hungry, thirsty, and ready to learn!!!!

This inaugural event will ...

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‘Girls of Atomic City’ panel discussion Sept. 23 at AMSE

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(OAK RIDGE, TN) – Best-selling author Denise Kiernan will host a panel discussion with women employed at Oak Ridge during the Manhattan Project of World War II on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 6 p.m. at the American Museum of Science and Energy. Admission to the panel discussion is free.

Kiernan is the award-winning author of “The Girls of Atomic City,” a New York Times best-seller that tells the story of the women who worked at Oak Ridge during the war years.

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“Setting the Bar to Power Our Future”

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(SPRING CITY, TN) – In late January 2015, Region 2 members had the rare opportunity to tour a nuclear reactor site — including the inside of a containment structure and iconic water cooling tower. The tour of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar site was part of an all-day event organized by TVA and Region 2 chapters of the U.S. Women in Nuclear organization.

“I was really impressed with the caliber of event,” says Megan Houchin, president of WIN‘s Oak Ridge chapter and staff ...

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