The National Security Campus culminated its Diversity Among Us-themed celebration with a special guest speaker on March 13. Dr. Andres Sayles, DOE Principal Deputy Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, spoke to employees about inclusion and fostering mentorships. He praised employees’ passion for encouraging STEM education and volunteering in the classroom.
Dr. Sayles joined the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity in September 2013. In his role, Sayles supports initiatives that ensure underrepresented communities and minority businesses fully participate in DOE programs and are favorably impacted by energy policies. Prior to his current assignment, Dr. Sayles was the Director of Diversity Strategy and Implementation for the U.S. Army, where he developed and led implementation of strategic plans that sustained the Army as a national leader in diversity and supported the Army’s 1.3 million soldiers and civilians who serve our country.