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OWA Tuesday Talks

20-Minute Chats to Invigorate Your Day

Are you in need of some inspiration? Do you want to hear from some of the most interesting women in business?

OWA invites you to Tuesday Talks, presented by our Mentoring Committee. Open to all OWA members, this fresh and provocative webinar series will feature savvy female leaders to dish on trending topics that matter to you.

Grab your lunch, join in, and prepare to be inspired and motivated!

When? Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET
Where? Your office, home, coffee shop . . . wherever you are, we'll come to you
What? Speakers from inside and outside the optical industry will deliver hot topics for today's fast-paced world: 20 minutes of talk, 10 minutes of Q&A
Why? Becoming a strong leader is a journey that requires ongoing education and development

Mark your calendars for a our next Tuesday Talk with Dori Carlson, OD, FAAO:
Lifelong Learning — What Are You Doing to Develop Yourself?
Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 1:00 p.m. ET

Dori Carlson, OD, FAAO

Dori Carlson, OD, FAAO

Heartland Eye Care
Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 1:00 p.m. ET

Dr. Carlson was the first woman to serve as President of the American Optometric Association. During her tenure as President in 2011, she visited every school/college of Optometry and lobbied extensively for children's eye exams to be an essential benefit in health care reform. Optometric Management recently named her as one of the "Most Influential in Optometry" and Primary Care News identified her as a "Pioneer in Optometry".

Dr. Carlson was also the first female president of the North Dakota Optometric Association and was honored as the North Dakota Young Optometrist of the Year and Optometrist of the Year. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a 1989 graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry. She and her husband, Dr. Mark Helgeson, founded Heartland Eye Care, a multi-location practice in North Dakota, more than 20 years ago. Despite her busy schedule advocating for the profession, she continues to see patients and strives to advance the care she provides.

Dr. Carlson is a John Maxwell certified speaker and trainer.


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Watch your Inbox for more information on upcoming Tuesday Talks!

Prior Tuesday Talks

Couldn't make the live webinars? Recordings are available to view at your leisure.

Be sure to check out Tuesday Talk predecessor, our POWW webinars.