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  • Cara KirmanFeatured Member:
    Meet OWA's most recent featured member:

    Cara Kirman

  • Tuesday TalksTuesday Talks

    The Mentoring Committee introduces Tuesday Talks
    Open to all OWA members, this fresh and provocative webinar series will feature savvy female leaders to dish on trending topics that matter to you.
  • One Minute MentorOne-Minute Mentor:
    Turning Customer-Centric Service into Life-Centric Service

    Customer Centric Service is the buzz these days. We all work very hard to make sure our customers and patients experience the unique and spectacular.
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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.
Platinum Sponsors
Essilor Laboratories Luxottica Marchon Safilo Group VSP Global

Gold Sponsors
BluTech Jobson Optical Group Marco Ophthalmic Equipment PentaVision
VisionWeb Vision Expo WestGroupe

Silver Sponsors
Clear Vision Hoya L'Amy Group Shamir Silhouette
Tura Eyewear Vision Council of America Vision West Zyloware

Friends of OWA
Charmant Hilco Jeanie Premium Products Ocuco PFO Global Santinelli Walman