Women in Photonics, Silicon Valley was inspired by the namesake initiative launched by the current IEEE International Photonics Society President, Dalma Novak. It is a group started by and composed of women representing the vibrant and diverse work force of Silicon Valley from both industry and academia, specifically in the field of optics and photonics. This is a completely voluntary effort, driven by the passion and enthusiasm of its members.
Mission: - To provide a platform for networking, career growth and development in the field of photonics
amongst women at different points of their career.
- To foster collaborations and conversations amongst women in academia and industry.
- To encourage and retain women in the field of photonics and optics