SPIE Women in Optics promotes personal and professional growth for women through community building, networking opportunities and encouraging young women to choose optics as a career.
Most recent SPIE Women in Optics Event:
Women in Optics Presentation and Reception at SPIE Photonics West:
Monday 9 February 2015
5:00 - 6:30 pm
Panel Discussion: The Road Less Traveled: Women in Science & Technology Leadership
Moderator: Kathleen Perkins, former CEO of Breault Research Organization and Chair, University of Arizona, Mathematical Sciences Advisory Board (USA)
Susan Tousi, VP of Engineering, Illumina (USA)
Therese Huston, researcher on women and decision-making and cognitive psychologist at Seattle University (USA)
Nicoletta Casanova, CEO of FEMTOprint (Switzerland)
This early evening of networking and inspiration was a great success, thank you to all participants. The panel was followed by a reception, offering refreshments and the opportunity to meet the panelists and connect with peers.
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