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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? 4th Tuesday of August — 1:00 pm ET, August 28
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 Holly Rush:
Ditch the Ladder and Carve Your Path!
Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 1:00 pm ET

Holly Rush

Holly Rush
Costa Del Mar
Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 1:00 pm ET

Give yourself permission to step off the ladder and learn to embrace each stage of your career. Are you in need of some inspiration? Do you want to hear from some of the most interesting women in business? Grab your lunch, join Holly Rush, and prepare to be inspired and motivated!

Holly's career spans more than 20 years in the consumer products industry leading the growth and development of large teams and well-known brands. Before joining the Optical industry, she held key roles at L'Oreal, Duracell, a division of the Gillette Company and the White Rain Company.

In 2011, Holly became the SVP of Sales for Luxottica Wholesale and led the turnaround of the US business, ultimately restoring the company's leadership position in the US market. In 2012 she was voted one of the "Most Influential Women of the Year" by Vision Monday, received the company's Founder's Award for "Entrepreneurship" and was subsequently promoted to President, Wholesale North America in 2014.

At the end of 2015, after 2 successful years leading the North American Wholesale business along with the integration of Oakley, Holly made a personal decision to take time off with her family. She subsequently joined the ESSILOR team in April, 2016 as CEO of Costa Del Mar.

Holly is passionate about building teams, developing brands and creating lasting impact, including developing the next generation of leaders. She dedicates time to speaking engagements such as the "Women Rule" series hosted by POLITICO, Google and the Tory Burch Foundation along with the Optical Women's Association (OWA) and the Essilor Women's Network. In 2015, Holly was awarded the Fashion Industry's "Visionary" award by the Foundation Fighting Blindness and was subsequently named as a Trustee of the organization.


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.