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The OWA Sees Greatness When We See You


The OWA actively welcomes all women in optical to become members and to take part in the creation of, and participation in, our resources, events, and programs. Members of the Optical Women's Association are encouraged to excel in their chosen way, and by actively welcoming and celebrating diversity and inclusion, we create space for growth and a richer experience for all.


March 2024 Podcast — Dr. Brianna Rhue

Stop Giving Away Your Power and Understand Your Value! — Dr. Brianna Rhue is not only the owner / doctor of West Broward Eyecare Associates, but also the co-founder and CEO of Dr. Contact Lens, one of the fastest-growing companies in the country. Listen in as she explains why doctor / patient relationships and business savvy go hand in hand.

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One-Minute Inspiration

Creating a Circle of Support
Monday, April 15, 2024

On October 23, 2012, after a soothing epidural was thrust in my lower back by a handsome resident at Roosevelt Hospital in NYC, my adorable baby girl Sophie popped out into the world after five grueling pushes.

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Member Spotlight - Jennifer Valdez

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 — Jennifer Valdez. After learning about Jennifer Valdez, 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 photos of the OWA's Champagne Breakfast and the Stars, Sips, & Scholarships Networking Event


Farewell to NYC! This year's Champagne Breakfast, the final one to be held in New York City, again broke all previous attendance records with 500 registrations. Gotham Hall was once more the beautiful backdrop for the annual event honoring the 2024 award recipients.

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Get Involved


Do you want to . . .

  • Meet new people?
  • Expand your network?
  • Share ideas and broaden your horizons?

We have just the thing for you . . . VOLUNTEER! Become an OWA insider by joining a committee.

Catch the spirit of volunteerism — it will pay big dividends! To express interest in a committee, update your profile and check the appropriate box(es) under Committee Interest.

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ClearVision-Adira Grant Program for OWA Members


The OWA is excited to announce the ClearVision-Adira Grant program for OWA members! This program is funded by a donation from ClearVision, and will award five grants of $2,000 each to OWA members.

OWA members will share their experiences and aspirations through a 300-word personal essay. If you're not a member of the OWA and want to be eligible for this program, be sure to join now and become a member! To learn more about the grant, click below.

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