Wait, You Mean to Tell Me You Can't Do It All? — Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the choices working women are having to make, America is at a turning point, where companies now risk losing not just women in general, but women in leadership positions and future female leaders, reversing years of progress towards gender diversity in our workforces. Join David Friedfeld to hear how we got here and what we can do about it.
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The Gift of a "Thank You"
Sunday, November 15, 2020
Almost from the time we learned to write, my mother made sure all of us kids acknowledged our birthday and Christmas presents with a handwritten "thank you" note. I have to admit that this task went on my "put off as long as possible" list for many years, right up there with eating the spinach on my plate .
Each year the OWA presents the Pleiades Award to an individual who exemplifies a passion for promoting the leadership role of women in our industry. The recipient will be honored in New Yok City during Vision Expo East at the annual Champagne Breakfast and Star Awards Ceremony. Nominations are due by Friday, December 4, 2020.
The OWA's Advisory Groups are designed to connect OWA members through the different business disciplines of Finance, Sales & Marketing, and Professional Development. Meeting on a quarterly basis, join your peers to discuss relevant topics and receive monthly communication from the Advisory Group Leads.
You're invited to the next meeting of the new OWA Reads book club! The book club is open to all OWA members and "meets" the last Thursday, every other month, for a fun discussion around a current book. Join us Thursday, January 28, at 7 PM Central, as we talk about Lois Frankel's Nice Girls (Still) Don't Get the Corner Office: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers.
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"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 .
In the latest episode, Barbara Schroer shares her family's famous Pumpkin Cheesecake recipe, just in time for Thanksgiving.
The latest OWA newsletter includes the following great articles: