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    OWA members were very busy during the past Vision Expo East event in New York City with their semi-annual board meeting, the new Champagne Breakfast event, and the annual Star Award Ceremony & Networking event.
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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
Luxottica Marchon Safilo Group VSP Global

Gold Sponsors
BluTech Essilor Laboratories Jobson Optical Group Marco Ophthalmic Equipment VisionWeb Vision Expo West Zeiss

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

Friends of OWA
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