Monica Plisch

Monica Plisch
IGEN Alliance Director
American Physical Society, Director of Programs

Monica Plisch, Alliance Director for IGEN, served as Principal Investigator for the IGEN pilot and has led the APS Bridge Program. Plisch also serves as the Director of Programs at the American Physical Society (APS) in College Park, Maryland. She oversees APS initiatives in Education, Diversity, Careers and Public Engagement, and has worked for over a decade to build a portfolio of national programs that have been recognized for their positive impact in the physics community. Plisch completed her doctoral studies in physics at Cornell University and was elected a Fellow of the APS in 2016.


American Physical Society

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The American Physical Society (APS) is a founding society partner of IGEN. Since 2012, its APS Bridge Program partners have helped to close the gap in participation of Black, Latinx and Indigenous participation in physics graduate studies.