Distinguished Monika Ritsch-Marte

Minorities and Women in OSA

Meet this female fellow

Monika Ritsch-Marte

Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
OSA member since: 1999
OSA fellow since: 2013
Professional/Personal Highlights:

Changing from Quantum Optics Theory to Applied Optics in 1998; ERC Advanced Grant catchIT in 2010.

What is your advice for balancing one’s professional and personal life?

It DOES indeed help to have a husband or partner who understands.

Do you have suggestions for how female scientists support each other’s careers and development?

Whenever you are asked to suggest names for things like job opportunities, invited talks or awards, try to identify female students or colleagues who would be worthy candidates.
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