Navigation Links
SPIE Women in Optics Planner Aims to Inspire Careers in Science and Technology
Date:11/22/2013

engineer.” Sawyer went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in engineering physics and master’s degrees in business administration and nanoscale physics. Earlier this month, Rebellion Photonics was named the Wall Street Journal Startup of the Year, besting 23 other companies in the competition.
  •     Eriko Watanabe, assistant professor at the University of Electro-Communications, said her greatest influence was her mentor and PhD supervisor, professor Kashiko Kodate of Japan Women's University. “My decision to undertake optical research was heavily influenced by her advice and attitude towards work and life,” Watanabe said.
  •     Emily Gallagher, a senior member of technical staff at IBM Microelectronics, said she was influenced by her mother, who studied architecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the 1950s when very few “co-eds” were there. Her mother’s experience taught Gallagher to respect engineering and science and showed her that technical fields were open to women.
  • As for challenges, “Assume any barrier you face is addressable with training, education, experience, or grit,” advises Amy Eskilson. Her career in the business side of science began almost by accident. After studying radio and television broadcasting, she joined the advertising department of a fledgling photonics company. Now president and CEO of Inrad Optics, Eskilson says she has learned not to let preconceived limitations based on gender get in the way.

    University of Central Florida professor Kathleen Richardson urges women in the field to remember to reach out to those coming up in the field. “Consider how you've been influenced by someone who took a moment to share a little something with you and how you have 'paid it forward,’” Richardson said. “Your comm
    '/>"/>

    Source: PRWeb
    Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
    All rights reserved

    Page: 1 2 3

    Related biology technology :

    1. National Association of Professional Women Announces Michelle Doss, Director, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnology, as VIP Woman of the Year
    2. HerKare Launched To Exclusively Treat Hormone Imbalance In Women
    3. Womens Health Care Marketing Services Firm, Procare Health, Jumpstarts Success with Cloud-Based Veeva CRM
    4. Houston Fertility Institute Participates In The Thrive-IVF Research Study To Help Improve Pregnancy Success Rates And Outcomes In Women With A History Of Repeated In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Failures
    5. Center Of Reproductive Medicine Participates In The Thrive-IVF Research Study To Help Improve Pregnancy Success Rates And Outcomes In Women With A History Of Repeated In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Failures
    6. Avon Foundation for Women, NIH, and the Center for Advancing Innovation Launch Start-Up Challenge to Advance Breast Cancer Biomedical Invention
    7. All Natural Topical Solution Provider, Probiotic Action Offers Anti-redness After-shave treatment for Men and Women
    8. Women in Science Grant Challenges Status Quo Animal Research
    9. WellnessFX Launches New Products e-HealthAnswers and Womens Fertility Package
    10. CEO of BioConvergence® Receives Women Excel Bloomington Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service
    11. Adult Acne Treatment, Probiotic Action Shares New Tips for Women on How to Fight Acne While Wearing Makeup
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:10/22/2014)... BOSTON , Oct. 22, 2014  Actavis plc ... pharmaceutical company, and Rhythm, a biopharmaceutical company, today announced ... acquire Rhythm,s wholly owned subsidiary, Rhythm Health, Inc., which ... the treatment of diabetic gastroparesis and other GI functional ... Phase 2 trial of relamorelin for the treatment of ...
    (Date:10/22/2014)... 2014 WriteResult, LLC – a ... been working with a team of researchers from Yale ... Community Farming Collaborative to provide electronic questionnaire data collection ... study, which started in May, aims to evaluate the ... weekly exposure to and participation in urban agriculture to ...
    (Date:10/22/2014)... 22, 2014   Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE ... for serious infections and diseases, announced today that the ... of Allowance for a composition of matter patent application ... program, SYN-004. This is Synthetic Biologics, first allowed ... and adds to the Company,s extensive C. difficile ...
    (Date:10/20/2014)... The report “Pharmacy Automation Systems Market ... Labeling Systems, Table-top Counters) by End-user (Inpatient Pharmacy ... Trends to 2019” analyzes and studies the major ... Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World ... figures spread through 300 pages and in-depth TOC ...
    Breaking Biology Technology:Actavis Signs Option to Acquire Rhythm Subsidiary and its GI Development Product, Relamorelin 2Actavis Signs Option to Acquire Rhythm Subsidiary and its GI Development Product, Relamorelin 3Actavis Signs Option to Acquire Rhythm Subsidiary and its GI Development Product, Relamorelin 4Actavis Signs Option to Acquire Rhythm Subsidiary and its GI Development Product, Relamorelin 5myPROpad™ Topic of Panel Discussion at the Yale Food Systems Symposium 2myPROpad™ Topic of Panel Discussion at the Yale Food Systems Symposium 3Synthetic Biologics Announces Allowance of Key U.S. Composition of Matter Patent for C. difficile Program 2Synthetic Biologics Announces Allowance of Key U.S. Composition of Matter Patent for C. difficile Program 3Synthetic Biologics Announces Allowance of Key U.S. Composition of Matter Patent for C. difficile Program 4Pharmacy Automation Systems Market worth $4,566.2 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Pharmacy Automation Systems Market worth $4,566.2 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Pharmacy Automation Systems Market worth $4,566.2 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
    ... Retired health insurance executive Tom Hefty has seen blue-ribbon ... fact, Hefty sometimes displays a thick file of reports ... as a reminder that writing thoughtful research papers is ... its a good thing that Hefty, who retired last ...
    ... with another new life science organization, and is on ... systems that supported the operations of both companies. However, ... facing new challenges they did not encounter within the ... practices, and experiences, at different levels, is becoming more ...
    ... security sensors seem like something from a futuristic ... company headquartered in Neenah, Wis., is making those ... AuthenTec, a leading manufacturer of fingerprint sensors. , ... engineering, design and integration services for AuthenTec's TruePrint ...
    Cached Biology Technology:Governors Growth Council hopes to go light on paperwork and heavy on ideas 2Governors Growth Council hopes to go light on paperwork and heavy on ideas 3Knowledge Management: The Key to Success for Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Companies 2Knowledge Management: The Key to Success for Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Companies 3Knowledge Management: The Key to Success for Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Companies 4Plexus Partnering with AuthenTec 2
    (Date:10/19/2014)... India over the last 30 years contributed only ... during that time, according to a new study ... ., "Energy access is fundamental to development: it ... education, communication, and health," says IIASA researcher Shonali ... energy access is widely agreed to be an ...
    (Date:10/18/2014)... genetic conditions, a certain type of exome sequencing method ... traditional molecular diagnostic methods, according to a study appearing ... to coincide with the American Society of Human Genetics ... region of the genome (the complete set of genes ... has been rapidly applied in research settings and recent ...
    (Date:10/17/2014)... University of Copenhagen have shown for the first time ... Cystic fibrosis patients, giving them the opportunity to get ... infections. , The study also discovered the bacterial growth ... was halted or slowed down by the immune cells. ... oxygen and helped "suffocate" the bacteria, forcing the bacteria ...
    Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Improved electricity access has little impact on climate change 2Study examines type of exome sequencing and molecular diagnostic yield 2Study examines type of exome sequencing and molecular diagnostic yield 3Scientists opens black box on bacterial growth in cystic fibrosis lung infection 2
    ... understanding of the mechanisms that trigger cancer cell growth is ... disease. An article published in the August 3 issue of ... prove crucial in the future. The paper is co-authored by ... and Dr Kalle Gehring, Head of the Nuclear Magnetic Resonnance ...
    ... Aug. 10, 2007 -- Many people with long-standing high ... P. Kelly, M.D., and colleagues at Washington University School ... trying to figure out what could explain that difference. ... in heart muscle may underlie heart failure in some ...
    ... (NPL) is part of Biotesting Europe, a new 358,000 ... will ensure that future testing procedures and facilities meet ... in this growing industry. Biometric recognition systems measure ... can be as varied as iris images, fingerprints, the ...
    Cached Biology News:A study by the MUHC and McGill University opens a new door to understanding cancer 2High blood pressure, low energy -- a recipe for heart failure 2UK scientists working to help cut ID theft 2
    Attoglow Western Blot Enhancing Kit contains Millennium Enhancer which can significantly boost Western blot signals, and is compatible with other enhancing mechanisms to achieve multiplied enhancing ...
    Immunogen: Synthetic peptide: S(399) P W S E L E F Q F P D D K D P V W E F(418) Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles...
    ...
    Standard 2" and 3" Fiberboard Boxes can be sold separately or with 16, 25, 36, 49, 64, 81 or 100 cell dividers. Fiberboard boxes can also be ordered with corresponding freezer racks...
    Biology Products: