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What I Love About OWA

What I love most are the incredible women that I have got to meet, that now I can call friend. So amazing!

— Jean Sabre

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Vision Expo West

Vision Expo West

The OWA is excited to announce this year's Connection Series event — Brave Leadership, featuring author and speaker Kimberly Davis, at Vision Expo West. Save the Date for the OWA Connection Series, and join us Thursday, September 19 from Noon - 1:30.

OWA Members can register for Vision Expo West for free using this code: OWA19.

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Member Benefit: Book

Annual Book Selection

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.

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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

Jackie Janiec

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 Jackie Janiec: Activate Your Personal Brand with 2020 Eyewear Trends on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

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

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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

Accidental Inspiration — Monday, July 15, 2019

My love of yoga happened quite accidentally. One night, I needed a place to escape the challenges of parenting my beautiful 16-year-old. Rich, dark chocolate cake at my favorite bakery?

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