December 2016 Newsletter
It's that time of year again! As we plan our year-end holiday festivities, we also take time to reflect on the progress we have made this year. In 2016, the OWA hosted exceptional events at each of the Vision Expos and honored some amazing women. Congratulations once again to Sue Downes and Ann Englert for their outstanding leadership abilities and for their recognition of women throughout their careers.
While 2016 brought a pivot in leadership, it also allowed opportunities to draw on new insight from our board of directors. We are moving into 2017 with a tremendous amount of momentum and an aggressive roadmap to enhance our value to our members.
I would like to thank all of our board members for their dedication and commitment to the OWA. This undertaking is a volunteer effort, and I am deeply moved by their selfless devotion and invaluable time invested in the organization.
I would also like to thank our Professional Development Sponsors who empower us to provide educational events that further enhance the capabilities of women throughout the optical industry.
Finally, I would like to thank our more than 570 members of the OWA for their commitment to ongoing professional development, engagement and interaction at events, and dedication to networking with like-minded women across the industry.
Wishing you all a wonderful Holiday Season!
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