The US Department of Energy announced earlier this month that Evangelina Galvan Shreeve (’89, ’96) will receive a 2023 Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Award from the Clean Energy & Empowerment (C3E) during the C3E Annual Symposium, Sept. 27-28. C3E a public-private sector collaboration focused on advancing women in the energy sector, led by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in collaboration with MIT Energy Initiative, Stanford University’s Precourt Institute for Energy, and the Texas A&M Energy Institute. She is being recognized for her outstanding leadership and accomplishments in clean energy. Shreeve will receive this award during the C3E Annual Symposium, Sept. 27-28.
Shreeve is the Chief Diversity Officer and Director of STEM Education, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). At PNNL her she and her team engage with hundreds of students through internships that give students valuable on-the-job experience and assist them in research opportunities. She was a first-generation and bilingual college student at the University of Washington where she earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology and her Master’s degree in Public Administration and Policy from the UW Evans School of Public Policy and Governance. In addition to the impact she is making at PNNL, Shreeve currently serves on the Washington Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) board, and on the UW President’s Minority Community Advisory Committee (MCAC).
From her bio at PNNL, Shreeve is described as, “a seasoned leader with a track record of effectively guiding strategic innovation and cultivating highly engaged teams that consistently deliver results. She is known for her expertise in navigating and influencing policy, facilitating relationships with stakeholders, and building dynamic diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) initiatives for organizations.” Her bio continues, “Shreeve serves as both the Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) and the Director of STEM Education at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). In her work as CDO, she develops and stewards the lab-wide DEIA strategy to simultaneously accomplish the scientific mission of the lab and promote an inclusive workplace culture that advances and celebrates diversity.”
OMA&D congratulates Shreeve on this award and on the excellent work she is doing to advance equity in STEM.