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Celebrate Optics for All


On the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Optica celebrates women who are solving societal challenges through optics, providing opportunities for  girls in science and paving the way to a brighter future for all.


Women of Optica Community
Women of Optica Community

Read the inspiring stories of five women profiled in the Optica Community series who are using optics for everything from atomic clocks to awe-inspiring art. 

Women in Optics CAMS
Perspectives on optics

Hear from women in optics representing a wide range of disciplines and career stages sharing their experiences, advice and more. 

Women in  STEM Card game
Women in STEM Challenge

Test your knowledge of outstanding scientists with the Women in STEM Challenge, created by Optica student chapters at the Institute of Optics of the Spanish National Research Council and University of Surrey.

Celebrate with Optica Ambassadors
Celebrate with Optica Ambassadors

Join Optica Ambassadors on 13 February for a special webinar celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. 

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