The OWA was founded in September 1997 with the mission of supporting and promoting the professional development of women in the optical industry. As the vision of the OWA evolves and expands, we maintain the focus of the OWA's founding principles and core mission.Join Today
Check out photos from this year's Connection Series event — Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World and the Networking Reception and Raffle.
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
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.
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!!
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. Mark your calendars for our next Tuesday Talk with Laura Lewis: Shine and Sparkle: Interviewing with Intention on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.
The Value of Values — Thursday, November 1, 2018
I often receive comments from visitors noting how much we focus on making our environment fun and lively, and on giving back to the community. Those things are all authentic, but they aren't done for the sake of being "nice.