4th Annual Interagency STEM Volunteer Fair

Event FlyerSee how you can give back this holiday season! The US Department of Veterans Affairs, The USPTO, The Department of Homeland Security, The Department of Energy, the Department of State and the US Environmental Protection Agency join forces at the 4th Annual Interagency STEM Volunteer Fair. December 20, 2017
11:00 am –2:00 pm at the Department of Energy Cafeteria, 1000 Independence Ave, SW. Meet STEM organizations and schools in the greater Washington, D.C. area that need your help. Register today http://tinyurl.com/stemfair4

LGBTQI People with Disabilities Meetup

A triangle made up of rainbow colors with the symbol of a person in a wheelchair10/13/2017
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The DC Center

The LGBTQI People with Disabilities Meetup seeks to support, educate, empower and create change for pwd. Discussion would include but not limited to:

* Common intersections between LGBTQIA/ disability.
* Dating/ relationship perspectives
* Creating access/ breaking down barriers in public spaces for LGBTQ PWD’s .

The group facilitator will be Actor/ Disability Advocate Andy Arias – queries can be sent to andyarias09@gmail.com.

Meetings are every second Friday of each month starting at 8:00PM-9:00PM.

Federal GLOBE Happy Hour Canceled for July

Federal Globe logoDue to the July 4th Holiday and other extenuating circumstances, the Federal GLOBE monthly Networking Happy Hour for July is cancelled.

Please join Federal GLOBE for its next monthly Networking Happy Hour on Thursday, August 3, 2017, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Cobalt.

This event offers a great opportunity to network and socialize with other LGBT Federal employees.  Please help us spread the word; tell your colleagues or bring a friend. Cobalt is conveniently located in Washington DC’s Dupont Circle neighborhood at the corner of 17th and R Streets, NW. To connect with Federal GLOBE on Facebook, use the following link to request membership on the Federal GLOBE group page.

LGBTQIA People with Disabilities Meeting in DC

A triangle made up of rainbow colors with the symbol of a person in a wheelchairThis is a new group being introduced targeting people with disabilities (PWD). It seeks to support, educate, empower and create change for PWD. Discussion would include but not limited to:

  • Common intersections between LGBTQIA/ disability.
  • Dating/ relationship perspectives
  • Creating access/ breaking down barriers in public spaces for LGBTQ PWD’s .

The group facilitator will be Actor/ Disability Advocate Andy Arias – queries can be sent to andyarias09 at gmail.com.
Meetings are every second Friday of each month.

Date/Time
Date – 03/10/2017 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location
The DC Center

Around Town: Federal Globe Happy Hour

Federal Globe logoPlease join Federal GLOBE for its monthly Networking Happy Hour on Thursday, December 1st, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Cobalt.

This event offers a great opportunity to network and socialize with other LGBT Federal employees.  Please help us spread the word; tell your colleagues or bring a friend.

Cobalt is conveniently located in Washington DC’s Dupont Circle neighborhood at the corner of 17th and R Streets, NW.

To connect with Federal GLOBE on Facebook, use thefollowing link to request membership on the Federal GLOBE group page: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_144779428928939.

On Campus

Event FlyerWiSE Holiday Event

Come join with fellow WiSE members to ring in the holidays with a presentation by Jennifer Tokar, Chief of the USPTO’s Enterprise Training Division, providing  insights on how to set goals which are inspiring and actionable by discussing what truly motivates and compels people to make meaningful change.  WISE members will receive tips and tools to set powerful intentions that stick and be encouraged to share with each other to increase accountability and learn how to best support one another!

The dialog will be follow by holiday ornament making in which WiSE members can record their goal for the holidays and 2017 to provide a visible reminder of that goal and efforts to achieve it over the coming weeks and months.

Networking and holiday refreshments too!

PTO BIG Holiday Soiree

The Holiday Season is upon us and PTO-BIG will be celebrating in style!!!  On December 16th,  Madison Auditorium South, we request your presence at PTO-BIG’s Holiday Soiree.  We will kick off this exciting evening dining, along with a bit of karaoke, hosted by  our very own Arthur “Maniac” McCloud!!  The evening will  continue  with the sweet sounds of reggae music, featuring the All –Star Carl Malcolm and Positive Vibrations Reggae Band!!!  The band starts at 6:00 pm.  Dining, Meet and Greet as well as  Karaoke starts at 4:30 pm!! It’s going to be epic!!! Get on the list!!! More info to follow!!!! YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS IT!!!

Friends and Family are welcome
MEMBERS $15.00; NON-MEMBERS $20.00
or a small donation will be fine!!!

Mock Interview Sessions

Want to brush up on your interview skills?  Looking for a career change?  Coming this January, PTO-BIG will be offering mock interview sessions with on-site feedback.  Send an email to BIG, if interested!!!!