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  • October NewsletterOWA Annual Networking Reception & Connection Series Events Wrap-Up

    Photos of the 2016 Board,
    Connection Series: Getting Four Generations Working Together,
    and the Networking Reception and Raffle
  • One Minute MentorOne-Minute Mentor: It's All in the State of Mind

    Have you ever heard of being "mindful"? Mindfulness is a skill. It is the ability to look at the world around you and everyday events without letting your past experiences, thoughts and beliefs cloud the experience.
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  • 20140421-PhotosCalling All Photographers!

    We need your photos of OWA
    events! Also candid photos of you
    at work or play. Send to office@opticalwomen.com.
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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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