Women in Photonics Excellence Award

Recognizes exceptional contributions by a woman which has had a significant impact to the Photonics community at large

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Nomination period: March 1 – May 31

Nominators must complete a nominee submission by 31 May each year with the following:

  • Proposed Award Citation: (Word Count: 20)
  • Contribution: Description of the contribution cited for consideration that qualify Nominee for Award
  • Impact Statement: Example(s) of impact of cited contribution (up to 6)
  • Nominee’s curriculum vita (Maximum of three pages)
  • Endorsements: Three letters of endorsement are required.  You may enter the endorser’s name and email to send an automatically generated email request, or if you have received the endorsement, you can upload directly to the system. (One page limit) 

31 May

About the Award

Presented to: An individual 

Scope: To recognize exceptional technical, educational, or societal contribution by a woman.

Prize: Certificate and cash Honorarium

Basis for judging: Evaluation of contribution cited and shown to have had a significant impact to the Photonics Community at large.

Sponsored by:

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Introducing Our Award Honorees

This is the first year we will be recognizing an individual with the Women in Photonics Excellence Award. We will provide updates on our award honoree after the inaugural presentation in 2023.