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April 2022 Podcast — Jamie Shyer

Cultivating Success in a Diverse World — "In the current environment of our industry, people who work with and for us are our biggest asset and resource." With Zyloware Eyewear, Jamie and the Shyer family have built a culture of getting the best team members in the right "seat on the bus." Having a talented, diverse group of people working in the business is the secret to success!

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One-Minute Inspiration

Who Me? Finally!!
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Lately, that's been my reaction to the many people who comment on my happy and positive attitude. I am happy! I am positive! It's been a long road getting to this point, but that attitude is why I was approached to write this article.

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Member Spotlight - Lauren Wosczyk

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 — Lauren Wosczyk. After learning about Lauren Wosczyk, you can view past Member Spotlights here.

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Show Your Support of the OWA as an Individual Contributor

There are many reasons to become an individual contributor of the OWA. As one of our contributors states, "It truly makes me feel good knowing that I am doing a small part to support all of the incredible women of our industry, so many who have faced past adversity in a male-dominated business and who are now leaders in their own right. Knowing I am personally supporting these women is a true benefit unto itself."

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See the OWA's Champagne Breakfast and the Cocktail & Networking Event


The OWA was so excited to be back in-person at Vision Expo East for the signature Champagne Breakfast event celebrating our 2022 Award Honorees and the OWA Cocktail & Networking Event. Whether you were at the events or couldn't attend take a look at all the photos capturing moments from both events held by the OWA at Vision Expo.

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OWA Featured on Sandbox Stories


Listen to the OWA Executive Team as they sit down with Scott Jens on The Sandbox Story Podcast and talk about their personal stories with the OWA and what they are most excited about looking ahead into 2022.

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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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Food for Thought


"Food for Thought . . . where food breaks down barriers and brings us all to the table!"

Food for Thought was created to facilitate dialogue with our neighbors and to embrace and highlight the diversity of our OWA members. Gathering together at the table promotes fellowship and provides a place of love and peace. If you have a recipe to feature in Food for Thought, send your submission to .

Every day is a great day for cookies, and when you throw a little chocolate into the mix, satisfaction is guaranteed! Watch baking expert Jeannette Berman from ClearVision Optical share her family's favorite recipe for Chocolate Almond Oatmeal Cookies. Yum!

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