Women In Optics Planner

SPIE Women in Optics 2020 Planner Participants

Starting in 2005, SPIE has produced the Women in Optics planner highlighting women who are making a difference through their work and other contributions to the fields of science, optics, and engineering. 

Featured Women in Optics by Year: 


While this planner still achieves the original goal of supporting and promoting the work of female scientists, it has grown to be a tool for introducing girls and young women to the possibilities of careers in all sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Each year, the increasing demand for this planner has demonstrated that there is great interest in learning about women in the sciences and the need for female role models in technical fields.

Nominate a woman in optics who has inspired you to be featured in our 2021 Planner! Please use this form to place your nomination. The nomination deadline is 14 February 2020. 

Request Your Free Copy

Request a copy

Five thousand copies of the planner are printed and distributed, free of charge, in more than 25 countries worldwide annually.

SPIE is happy to provide free copies to SPIE Members, career counselors, science teachers, and community clubs (while supplies last).

Please submit this form to request your copy of the 2020 planner. 



Thanks to This Year's Sponsor


Edmund Optics