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To enhance and promote the leadership role of women in the optical industry through networking, education, and peer support.

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OWA Mentoring Library

OWA Mentoring Library

Whether you're looking for information about the OWA itself or you'd like to learn more about the optical industry from an experienced professional, this is a member benefit we can all take advantage of. Our mentors are willing to share their experiences and hard-earned lessons as career women in the industry, and more than eager to help you take full advantage of membership in this tremendously supportive organization.

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Tuesday Talks

Elizabeth Vickers

Tuesday Talks is a fresh and provocative webinar series for OWA members from the Mentoring Committee featuring savvy female leaders dishing on trending topics that matter to you. Click here to listen to previous Tuesday Talks, such as the most recent talk with Elizabeth Vickers: The Importance of Mentoring and Empowering Your Team on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

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New Job Opportunities

OWA Job Board

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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One-Minute Mentor

One Minute Mentor

Digging Out: An Action Plan for Dealing with an Overwhelming Project — Wednesday, January 2, 2019

You're at work and you just got another project added to your already overwhelming work load. How do you tackle it? First, tell yourself, "You've got this!" Mentally acknowledge and validate yourself.

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November Newsletter

November Newsletter

President's Letter, OWA Connection Series, OWA Networking Event Breaks Records, #DoMore Q&A with Holly Rush, OWA Collaborates with Optometric Management Magazine, 98 New Members

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OWA Connects

OWA Connects

Join our new, member-only Facebook Group, OWA Connects, designed as a forum to create dialogue between our members across the country! OWA Connects can be used in many different capacities: Tuesday Talks post-discussions, One Minute Mentor ideas, sharing helpful articles, and asking general questions as they arise. Let's get the conversation rolling!!

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