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Two NNSA professionals selected for Center for Strategic International Studies Nuclear Scholars Initiative

Each year, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a bipartisan policy-focused non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. runs a Nuclear Scholars program through its Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI). The mission of this initiative is to find rising young professionals in the nuclear field and grant them the opportunity to meet and discuss [...]

Two NNSA professionals selected for Center for Strategic International Studies Nuclear Scholars Initiative2024-03-01T13:12:01-07:00

Black History Month Spotlight: Remembering Dr. Kevin C. Greenaugh

QUOTESI first met Dr. Greenaugh in 2005 as my professor teaching Energy Engineering at Howard University where he taught as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Engineering for over 25 years. He was one of those exceptional professors who motivates and inspires his students. He was kind enough to mentor me through my studies and [...]

Black History Month Spotlight: Remembering Dr. Kevin C. Greenaugh2024-02-29T13:09:17-07:00

Black History Month Spotlight: Adina Young, Information Management

How do you support NNSA? I support NNSA by providing communications support. Whether it’s ensuring document accessibility, creating communications plans for tech rollouts, or reviewing and updating presentations or documents to ensure we are on brand, I enjoy it all!What is your personal background, and how has that shaped you and your approach to your career?  I [...]

Black History Month Spotlight: Adina Young, Information Management2024-02-27T13:11:09-07:00

Black History Month Spotlight: Clifford Parr, Defense Programs

How do you support NNSA? Currently, I am the Director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Plutonium Modernization Program and serve as the Plutonium Modernization Federal Program Manager. My office is responsible for modernizing existing capabilities and adding new plutonium infrastructure such as gloveboxes and manufacturing equipment, to enable the successful manufacturing of “pits,” which are [...]

Black History Month Spotlight: Clifford Parr, Defense Programs2024-02-22T13:10:05-07:00

Black History Month Spotlight: Tony Walker, Nonproliferation

What is the best part about your job?Being able to travel and to have an impact on developing countries. What is your proudest accomplishment while working at NNSA?Working with ORS’s strategic communications team and seeing the program’s influence expanded from a domestic focus to a global one.Tell us something interesting about yourself. When I was a kid, [...]

Black History Month Spotlight: Tony Walker, Nonproliferation2024-02-21T13:16:27-07:00

Nonproliferation Spotlight (Black History Month edition): Tony Walker

What is the best part about your job?Being able to travel and to have an impact on developing countries. What is your proudest accomplishment while working at NNSA?Working with ORS’s strategic communications team and seeing the program’s influence expanded from a domestic focus to a global one.Tell us something interesting about yourself. When I was a kid, [...]

Nonproliferation Spotlight (Black History Month edition): Tony Walker2024-02-20T13:07:40-07:00

Black History Month Spotlight: Donny Watkins, Defense Programs

How do you support NNSA?In my current position, I am a program analyst for the Human Capital and Business Operations Division (HCBO) within Defense Programs. I support multiple NNSA/HCBO activities, from coordinating telework, to supporting new hire orientations, to answering customer requests for assistance on behalf the HCBO team. I provide solutions to customers and [...]

Black History Month Spotlight: Donny Watkins, Defense Programs2024-02-15T13:07:44-07:00

Black History Month Spotlight: Rama Balde, Nonproliferation

What led you to a career in nuclear security?I learned about NNSA and its mission in nuclear security and nonproliferation through the larger DOE complex. I was an operations manager in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy supporting the solar program. While there, I learned of the opportunities and challenges in the renewable [...]

Black History Month Spotlight: Rama Balde, Nonproliferation2024-02-15T13:07:46-07:00

NNSA Defense Programs Spotlight (Black History Month Edition): Donny Watkins

How do you support NNSA?In my current position, I am a program analyst for the Human Capital and Business Operations Division (HCBO) within Defense Programs. I support multiple NNSA/HCBO activities, from coordinating telework, to supporting new hire orientations, to answering customer requests for assistance on behalf the HCBO team. I provide solutions to customers and [...]

NNSA Defense Programs Spotlight (Black History Month Edition): Donny Watkins2024-02-14T13:08:22-07:00