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Optical Women's Association
Committed to supporting and promoting the professional development of women involved in all facets of the optical industry.


Tuesday Talks

Life is Life
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Tuesday Talks is a fresh and provocative webinar series for OWA members from the Connection & Enrichment 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 Erika Jurrens: Life is Life on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.

Enjoy your summer as Tuesday Talk is taking a vacation in July.
Come back in August for inspiration!

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One-Minute Mentor

Calling the Lateral Play
Friday, December 6, 2019

When done deliberately, Lateral Moves are anything but . . . . A few years ago, The New York Times ran a great article about the path to leadership.

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Member Spotlight - Stephanie Lucas

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 — Stephanie Lucas. After learning about Stephanie Lucas, you can view past Member Spotlights here.

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Podcast Casting Call

OWA is looking for talent. In 2020 the OWA Tuesday Talk Series will evolve into a podcast, and we are looking for a host. If you have ever wanted to interview leading executives, plan content and produce a podcast, this is for you. True to our mission, we want to create opportunities for women in optical to enhance their professional profile and acquire new skills. Submit your application to be considered for this highly desired and visible role with the OWA.

Vision Expo West Events


OWA boasted record attendance at both Las Vegas events: the Thursday Connection Series luncheon, featuring Brave Leadership author Kimberly Davis, and the Friday evening networking, raffle, and auction event. Check out the photos!

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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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