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.


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Rising Stars 2014 - Questions and Answers

Susan Houde-Walter, PhD, moderates a panel discussion with Meredith M. Lee, PhD, Nozomi Nishimura, PhD, and Jessie Rosenberg, PhD, as they discuss their experiences as women working in their respective fields in the science of light.


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Silicon Photonics for Optical Interconnects - Rising Stars 2014

Jessie Rosenberg addresses improving CMOS-compatible silicon electro-optic modulation technology for use in inter- and intra-chip low power and high bandwidth optical interconnects.


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Multiphoton Microscopy of the Microvasculature in the Brain and Beyond - Rising Stars 2014

Nozomi Nishimura presents her latest research to unravel the interactions of multiple physiological systems that contribute to disease initiation and progression, with special interest in Alzheimer's disease.


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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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MWOSA Event 2011: OSA Board Panel Discussion (Part 3 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.

Jie Qiao, PhD MBA - Path to Entrepreneurship - Intersecting Science, Technology, Engineering and Entrepreneurship - (part 1 of 2)

Jie Qiao, founder and chair of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Entrepreneurship (WiSTEE), leads discussions on being "opportunity obsessed" as an entrepreneur in the fields of optics and photonics.


WiSTEE May 2013 Newsletter

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

2013 MWOSA Networking Reception featuring Dr. Jie Qiao

MWOSA 2013 speaker Dr. Jie Qiao discussed women leadership in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Entrepreneurship; bridging the gap between Science and Business; and providing a forum to learn, connect and lead.

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

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


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

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


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