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  • OWA Champagne BreakfastApril 2016 Newsletter

    President's Letter, 2016 Pleiades Award honoree Sue Downes and 2016 Pyxis Award honoree Ann E. Englert, Champagne Breakfast special keynote speaker, Sherianne James, New Board Member Robyn Crimmins, and New Members
  • One Minute MentorOne-Minute Mentor:
    How Mindfulness Can Be Incorporated into the Busiest of Lives


    Mindfulness? How can one be mindful in this day and age? Juggling children, demanding careers, home and family obligations, and so many other tasks all day, every day — who has time to slow down? I have learned you don't have to! Mindfulness is putting open attention on the present.
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    We need your photos of OWA
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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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