The opportunity to connect, share, and learn from the talented women in our industry!
— Robyn Crimmins
All members receive their choice of a best-selling business book. The 2019 book selections are Brave Leadership: Unleash Your Most Confident, Powerful, and Authentic Self to Get the Results You Need by Kimberly Davis; From Living Room to Boardroom: How I Launched and Sold a Multi-million Dollar Business by Corinne McCormack; How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results by Esther Wojcicki; and How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job by Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith.
Check out photos from this year's Champaign Breakfast and the OWA Star Birthday Celebration. On March 21, OWA celebrated three remarkable women and their impact on the optical industry during Vision Expo East at the OWA Champagne Breakfast. Then OWA members and guests gathered to celebrate the Optical Women's Association's "Star Birthday" — 22 years on the 22nd — of supporting and promoting the professional development of women involved in all facets of the optical industry!
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.
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 Sandra Mohr: Your Leadership Enhancing Innovation Adaptation on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
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 — Sarah Fawle. After learning about Sarah Fawle, you can read about past Member Spotlights here.
It's Not About Balance: How to be Effective in Your Personal & Work Life — Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Deadlines, presentations, children, school plays, homework, dinner, sports, laundry, work travel, sick child, aging parents . . . does this all sound familiar to you?