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Our Mission

To enhance and promote the leadership role of women in the
optical industry through networking, education, and peer support.

The Optical Women's Association, a nonprofit organization, was
founded in September 1997 with the mission of supporting and
promoting the professional development of women in the optical
industry. As the vision of the OWA evolves and expands, we maintain
the focus of the OWA's founding principles and core mission.
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