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NCCOS Employee Graduates from NOAA Blacks in Government Mentoring and Leadership Program

Published on: 03/03/2016

Congratulations to NCCOS employee, Belinda Briscoe, who recently graduated from the inaugural 2015 class of the NOAA Chapter of Blacks In Government (BIG), a pilot mentoring and leadership program.

Ms. Belinda Briscoe at the January 2016 BIG pilot mentoring and leadership program awards ceremony in Silver Spring, MD. Photo credit: Tracy Gill, NOAA

Ms. Belinda Briscoe at the awards ceremony in Silver Spring, MD. Credit: Tracy Gill, NOAA.

This six-month program strives to provide enhanced mentoring and training opportunities for participants. The program included regular one-on-one meetings with mentors, shadowing opportunities and participation in several training courses, including attendance at the NOAA BIG National Training Institute conference.

Belinda used the experience gained in the BIG mentoring program to apply for and secure a follow-on six-month NOAA Rotational Assignment Program (NRAP) assignment with the NOAA National Weather Service. Shewill be working in the International Affairs Office of the NWS assisting with travel, program and budget tracking and database management.

For more information, contact Rob.Magnien@noaa.gov.

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