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At PNNL, we believe that diversity is critical to the vitality of our organization. We depend on the innovation and creativity of our staff, because it takes world-class and diverse talent to deliver world-class science and technology that can transform the world.

We want PNNL to be a reflection of the world around us. Like many organizations we realize that there is always improvement needed and in this spirit we continue to take deliberate and purposeful steps to incorporate diversity and inclusion into our current and future workforce planning. We strive to attract, hire and retain more diverse talent into our workforce and we are making a conscious effort to monitor the outcomes, evaluate our successes and refine our approach.

All Employees (as of 9/30/2016)

Men  MenWomen  Women
White  WhiteUnder-Represented Minorities  Under-represented MinoritiesOther People of Color  Other People of ColorTwo or More Ethnicities  Two or More Races/Ethnicities

Lab Senior Leadership (as of 9/30/2016)

Men  MenWomen  Women
White  WhiteUnder-Represented Minorities  Under-represented Minorities

Research/Technical Management (as of 9/30/2016)

Men  MenWomen  Women
White  WhiteUnder-Represented Minorities  Under-represented MinoritiesOther People of Color  Other People of Color

Technical Research Staff (as of 9/30/2016)

Men  MenWomen  Women
White  WhiteUnder-Represented Minorities  Under-represented MinoritiesOther People of Color  Other People of ColorTwo or More Ethnicities  Two or More Races/Ethnicities

Operations Management (as of 9/30/2016)

Men  MenWomen  Women
White  WhiteUnder-Represented Minorities  Under-represented MinoritiesOther People of Color  Other People of ColorTwo or More Ethnicities  Two or More Races/Ethnicities

Operations Support Staff (as of 9/30/2016)

Men  MenWomen  Women
White  WhiteUnder-Represented Minorities  Under-represented MinoritiesOther People of Color  Other People of ColorTwo or More Ethnicities  Two or More Races/Ethnicities

Postdocs (as of 9/30/2016)

Men  MenWomen  Women
White  WhiteUnder-Represented Minorities  Under-represented MinoritiesOther People of Color  Other People of ColorTwo or More Ethnicities  Two or More Races/Ethnicities

Graduate Students (2016 cumulative)

Men  MenWomen  Women
White  WhiteUnder-Represented Minorities  Under-represented MinoritiesOther People of Color  Other People of ColorTwo or More Ethnicities  Two or More Races/Ethnicities

Undergraduate Students (2016 cumulative)

Men  MenWomen  Women
White  WhiteUnder-Represented Minorities  Under-represented MinoritiesOther People of Color  Other People of ColorTwo or More Ethnicities  Two or More Races/Ethnicities
% Women % Under-represented Minorities(a) % Other People of Color(b) % Two or More Races/Ethnicities(c) % White
Overall (all employees) 37.9% 6.6% 11.2% 1.1% 81.1%
Lab Senior Leadershipc (LD, OLD, ALDs) 21.1% 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 94.7%
Research/Technical Management (first line and mid-level) 24.2% 2.4% 4.8% 0.0% 92.7%
Operations Management (or Research Support) 30.3% 8.3% 2.3% 0.8% 88.6%
Technical Research Staff 25.8% 4.7% 15.2% 1.0% 79.2%
Operations Support Staff 53.7% 9.0% 2.2% 1.1% 87.7%
Postdocs 28.7% 5.0% 52.7% 2.3% 39.9%
Graduate Students(d) 40.0% 13.6% 22.9% 4.4% 59.1%
Undergraduates(d) 38.6% 16.8% 14.5% 4.1% 64.6%

(a) Under-represented minorities defined as African American/Black, Native American/Alaskan native, or Hispanic/Latino (or combination).
(b) Other people of color include Asian/Asian American and Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian.
(c) Employees identifying themselves with two or more racial categories, or at least one non-white racial category and Hispanic/Latino, should be counted here.
(d) Graduate students and undergraduate students are those students who work at and are paid by the Laboratory. Numbers for graduate students and undergraduates should be provided as cumulative counts for the fiscal year.

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