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  • VEE NewsletterJune 2016 Newsletter

    Take a look at photos from OWA's Vision Expo East events — OWA Champagne Breakfast Celebrating Women in Leadership and OWA Star Award Ceremony
  • 2016 OWA Book SelectionMember Benefit:
    Book Selection


    Members can pick their book and format between now and July 15.
  • One Minute MentorOne-Minute Mentor:
    Yes, But - Versus - Yes, And


    I recently participated in a focus group. Throughout the two-day workshop, I met people from all five lines of our company's business. We participated in various workshops, shared experiences in the optical industry and made some great connections.
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  • 20140421-PhotosCalling All Photographers!

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    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.
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