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Lights and Lasers: Meetup with Opening Up Photonics

27th November 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Lights and Lasers: Meet up with Opening up Photonics

This event is open to all women & non-binary students in STEM subjects at Scottish Universities and Colleges.

Equate is delighted to be partnering with Opening Up Photonics and EUWiSTEM for our Light & Lasers meetup.

Opening up Photonics is a platform supporting the Scottish photonics industry to discuss, challenge and address as a community, barriers faced by minority groups, with the aim of increasing accessibility, championing diversity, and ensuring a welcoming and supportive environment for all.

Come along to find out more about opportunities in Photonics for women and non-binary STEM students (and grab a slice of pizza!).

Join us for:
• Introduction to Photonics industry
• Where to find opportunities within the industry
• Lived experience presentations and ‘a day in the life’ insight
• Ask us anything session
• Pizza and relaxed networking

 

Who is Equate Scotland?

Established in 2006, Equate Scotland is the national expert in gender equality throughout the STEM sectors. We make a tangible and sustainable change, enabling women studying and working in these key sectors to develop, by supporting their recruitment, retention, and progression. We work with women and non-binary students through our Equate Student Network.

 

Who are Opening Up Photonics?
Opening up Photonics is a platform supporting the Scottish photonics industry to discuss, challenge and address as a community, barriers faced by minority groups, with the aim of increasing accessibility, championing diversity, and ensuring a welcoming and supportive environment for all. Opening up Photonics is a partnership between Photonics Scotland, Glasgow University, the Institute of Physics and KTN.

 

Who is EUWiSTEM?
Established in 2016, Edinburgh University Women in STEM Society is focused on promoting equality in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Our society hopes to inspire and encourage students through meeting and engaging with a wide variety of successful individuals, allowing for networking and opportunities.

We would also like to thank N-able for providing us with the venue for this event.

 

Details

Date:
27th November 2023
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

Equate Scotland

Venue

n-able office, 7 Exchange Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 8AN
7 Exchange Crescent
Edinburgh, EH3 8AN
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Details

Date:
27th November 2023
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

Equate Scotland

Venue

n-able office, 7 Exchange Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 8AN
7 Exchange Crescent
Edinburgh, EH3 8AN
+ Google Map