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
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 Dori Carlson, OD, FAAO: Lifelong Learning — What Are You Doing to Develop Yourself? on Tuesday, December 11, 2018.
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.
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 — Nan Meehan. After learning about Nan Meehan, you can read about past Member Spotlights here.
An Unlikely Pair? Look Outside the Box to Find the Right Mentor — Monday, December 3, 2018
Finding a mentor is comparable to finding the perfect pair of shoes. First you have to figure out what you're looking for. What style shoe do you desire?
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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!!