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Regional Events

OWA Regional Events — stay tuned for a city near you!

OWA Regional Event + Accessories Council
Los Angeles, California
October 5, 2017 — 6-8 PM

You are invited to join us for an evening of connection, inspiration, and leadership at the Thale Blanc. Click here for more information and RSVP instructions.

OWA Book Club @ VSP
Rancho Cordova, California
October 20, 2017 — 12-1 PM

Lunch will be served while we discuss the 2017 OWA Member Book selections. We will meet at VSP. Members and non-members are welcome to attend, and prizes will be raffled off. Guests are invited to bring their books (in hard copy) for a book swap if desired.

Please contact Michelle Hamm at or 916.858.5207 for more information or to RSVP.

Coming Soon

OWA is on the road holding small regional networking events where we are connecting members and recruiting new women to learn more about the benefits of joining OWA. Take a look at some highlights from some of our most recent events. (You may click on any of the images to download a high-resolution version of the photo.)

New York

The first NYC OWA social networking event featuring a special informal panel held at the lovely Silhouette Optical Gallery was held June 22, 2017.

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Alexandria, Virginia

A wonderful OWA networking event was held at the Vision Council May 20, 2017 and was hosted by several OWA members who work for MyEyeDr. Many attended from The Vision Council, Marchon, Luxottica, MyEyeDr. and AOA.

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Dallas, Texas

On March 9, Dallas/Fort Worth-area members of the Optical Women's Association joined together for a social networking event. Maureen Cavanagh, President of the OWA and Jean Scott, a founding member of the OWA shared their personal experiences of how the OWA was founded, their journey as women in the optical industry and the importance of how networking has impacted their career.

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