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The Resources You Need to Succeed

We support our membership by providing mentoring and outreach opportunities, professional and social networking, a forum for the exchange of ideas and information among all levels of the industry, and by raising awareness of women's roles in the optical industry.

Our Mission

News & Press

To access more information on OWA honorees, uplifting optical news, and industry events, head to the links below.

OWA Blog

The OWA Blog connects our members, sponsors, and supporters through content, inspiration, and new ideas.

OWA Podcast

The OWA hosts monthly chats featuring esteemed guests who connect, inspire, and lead women in the optical industry.

Member-Exclusive Resources

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One Minute Inspiration

One way that we accomplish on-demand mentoring is through our One-Minute Inspiration emails delivered to OWA members to provide quick tips for professional growth and development.

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Photo Gallery

The members of OWA know how to have a good time! Take a look at our photo gallery of past events and picture yourself with us!

OWA Events

Let’s connect! The OWA offers a variety of in-person and online events to guide you on your professional journey—no matter where you are. 

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Open Book

Annual Book Selection

All members receive their choice of a book from a thoughtfully curated list of titles meant to inspire and educate.

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