Minorities and Women in OSA


Minorities & Women in OSA

The Minorities and Women in OSA is an important networking resource dedicated to providing educational and networking opportunities, career support and grant information. MWOSA programming includes guest speaker presentations on topics and issues of special interest to female and minority scientists.


Video Title/Description
MWOSA Event 2011: OSA Board Panel Discussion (Part 2 of 3)

The MWOSA tea panel discussion featuring OSA's CEO Elizabeth Rogan, and OSA Board of Directors members Jannick Rolland, University of Rochester; Donna Strickland, University of Waterloo & Laura Weller-Brophy, FluoroLogic, Inc.

MWOSA Event 2011: OSA Board Panel Discussion (Part 1 of 3)

The MWOSA tea panel discussion featuring OSA's CEO Elizabeth Rogan, and OSA Board of Directors members Jannick Rolland, University of Rochester; Donna Strickland, University of Waterloo & Laura Weller-Brophy, FluoroLogic, Inc.

MWOSA Tea 2008: Past President Panel (3 of 3)

MWOSA Tea 2008: Past President Panel FiO in Rochester, NY (Part 3 of 3)


Full Interview Transcript (PDF)

MWOSA Tea 2008: Past President Panel (2 of 3)

MWOSA Tea 2008: Past President Panel FiO in Rochester, NY (Part 2 of 3)


Full Interview Transcript (PDF)

MWOSA Tea 2008: Past President Panel (1 of 3)

MWOSA Tea 2008: Past President Panel FiO in Rochester, NY (Part 1 of 3)


Full Interview Transcript (PDF)

Michal Lipson on "Subtle Discrimination"

Michal Lipson, an American physicist known for her work on silicon photonics, OSA Fellow and the 2010 MacArthur Fellow, spoke on "Subtle Discrimination" at a 2010 OSA event.

Jie Qiao, PhD MBA "Path to Entrepreneurship - Intersecting Science, Technology, Engineering and Entrepreneurship." - Engeneering Entrepreneurship Through the Eyes of Women Leaders (part 2 of 2)

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and In the second part of this two-part lecture, Jie Qiao (founder and chair of WiSTEE) shares her experiences, challenges, and success stories as an entrepreneur.


WiSTEE May 2013 Newsletter

MWOSA Event 2012: Jennifer Kruschwitz Presentation (Part 1 of 2)

OSA member and thin-film consultant Jennifer Kruschwitz shared her advice about how to prepare for a career in consulting during a Minorities and Women in OSA (MWOSA) event. Jennifer is Digital Rochester's 2012 Technology Woman of the Year.

Understanding Unconscious Bias to Create Fair Evaluation & Promotion - Part 1

Dr. Linda M. Garverick and Understanding Unconscious Bias to Create Fair Evaluation & Promotion Practices (17 December 2009) - Part 1 of 2


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From Bio-photonics to Big Data: A scientist’s journey (in progress) - Rising Stars 2014

Meredith Lee addresses her strategic research in data analytics, distributed computing, and data visualization.


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