FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 19, 2015
OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—Black Equal Opportunity Employment Journal has recognized ORAU as one of its Top Diversity Employers for 2015. The magazine is a compendium of career and employment opportunity information for African-Americans, other minority groups and women. As part of the magazine’s “Best of the Best 2015” series, Black EOE Journal annually polls hundreds companies to assess and disclose the companies who show excellence in diversity in areas such as: government and law enforcement agencies; insurance, finance and banking companies; utilities, energy, gas and oil Companies, STEM employers and healthcare, pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
“ORAU embraces diversity and equality in the workplace and is honored to receive recognition for excellence in diversity,” said Mae Mosley, ORAU’s director of employee relations and diversity. “We pride ourselves on maintaining a prejudice-free environment that welcomes all people, identities and cultures.”
In addition to embracing a culture of diversity in the workplace, ORAU also strives to achieve significant minority and female participation in the administration of hundreds of science education and workforce development programs. The company also sponsors a 28-member Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Education Institutions Council that serves to increase minority participation in research opportunities for science and technology.
For a complete list of this year’s Best of the Best awardees, please visit the Black EOE Journal website.
ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).