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Optical Women's Association
Celebrating over 1,000 members who are committed to supporting and promoting the professional development of women involved in all facets of the optical industry.


Tuesday Talks

2020 and You with the OWA
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Tuesday Talks is a fresh and provocative webinar series for OWA members from the Connection & Enrichment Committee featuring savvy female leaders dishing on trending topics that matter to you. Mark your calendars and register now for our next Tuesday Talk with Robyn Crimmins.

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One-Minute Inspiration

Do More in 2020 & Be . . .
Saturday, December 28, 2019

As we move into this exciting New Year for our industry, "20/20" implies sharp, clear vision. How we navigate through life to achieve success and happiness is up to us.

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Member Spotlight - Stephanie Lucas

Member Spotlight


Want to learn more about OWA's fascinating membership? Our members are amazing, and we want you to get the inside scoop on what makes them so great. Meet OWA's most recent featured member — Stephanie Lucas. After learning about Stephanie Lucas, you can view past Member Spotlights here.

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Register Now and Join Us at International Vision Expo East!

The OWA Champagne Breakfast & Awards Ceremony will be held Thursday, March 26, 2020, 7:30-9:15 AM at Gotham Hall. 2020 Pleiades Award Honoree Millicent Knight, OD (Essilor of America), Pyxis Award Honoree Jean Sabre (Uptown Vision), and Visionary Award Honoree Sheena Taff (OpticianAboutTown) will each be recognized for their involvement in the OWA and the optical industry, and will also announce their Charity of Choice selections. Breakfast will be served, complete with a champagne toast.

And be sure to join us at the OWA Reception & Networking Event on Friday, March 27, 2020, from 5:00-6:30 PM at the Javits Center. Members and non-members alike can network while enjoying cocktails. Attendance is free, but your RSVP is greatly appreciated!

December Newsletter


The latest OWA newsletter includes a letter from Robyn Crimmins and the following great articles:

  • OWA Leadership Scholarship Awards
  • Business Acumen . . . in the Optometric Field
  • OWA Digital Ambassador Spotlight: Autianna Wilson
  • OWA Spotlight: 5 Questions With a Leader
  • Creating an OWA Community with Regional Events
  • What's Your #DoMore?
  • Got a Minute?
  • Casting Call for Podcast Host!

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New Job Opportunities


Dust off your résumé and check out the latest industry job opportunities on the OWA Job Board. Or if you have a role to fill, post your job opening to find the best talent in optical.

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