ANS webinar: Diversity, equity, and inclusion roundtable series

August 27, 2020, 1:19PMANS News

The American Nuclear Society is offering a members-only webinar on Wednesday, September 2, at 1:00 p.m. (EDT) on the topic of “Black Racial Justice in the Nuclear Community.”

A panel of ANS members will discuss racial justice and share experiences through their personal and professional roles.

The webinar will be the first of a series of actions organized by the Diversity and Inclusion in ANS Committee (DIA).

Registration is required for the webinar.

Viewer participation: Attendees may submit questions and comments during the webinar. Recommendations will serve as a springboard for the work of ANS and the DIA in support of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Following are the webinar's scheduled participants:

Remarks by:

  • Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar, ANS president
  • Craig Piercy, ANS executive director/chief executive officer


  • Warren "Pete" Miller, retired from Los Alamos National Laboratory and former U.S. Department of Energy assistant secretary for nuclear energy
  • Michelle Scott, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Charlyne Smith, University of Florida
  • Ira Strong, Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station
  • Sola Talabi, Pittsburgh Technical


  • Lane Carasik, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Lisa Marshall, North Carolina State University

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