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Join OWL

Rarely will you find a value as great as an OWL membership! By becoming a member you establish yourself as committed to "Advancing Diversity in Leadership" and in standing as a leader for today's world. You'll also be affiliated with the best and brightest in Ophthalmology. Take a look here at some of our Champion members!



Get Involved

Developing leaders is OWL's mission and our specialty!  Get terrific experience and benefit from the best-of-the-best networking in Ophthalmology when you get involved in OWL:

  • Attend an Event
  • Submit an article for our magazine
  • Step into leadership – join an OWL Committee
  • Offer to help with a "one-time" job at one of OWL's fabulous events
  • Connect with us on social media to stay up-to-date with OWL

Support OWL

OWL is a 501(c)3 organization, meaning any financial contribution is 100% tax-deductible.  OWL focuses the investment of members’ dues on programs and events that will benefit members (our admin costs are low compared to other nonprofits).

Your company can align with OWL's mission by having a presence at our events and benefit from exposure on our social mediachannels and in our member communications.  Organizations and companies that want to be involved at the highest level can enroll their associates as virtual members, receive educational programs and get sponsorship exposure by becoming an OWL Partner.


Owl Awards

The OWL Awards are given annually at OWL's Signature Event during AAO.  The finalists are distinguished and respected - always an impressive group!

Nominations for the OWL Awards open in the Summer.  A Nominations Committee selects the finalists and then OWL members cast their votes in the Fall.

Contact Us for information on nominating a colleague as a ‘Rising Star’, ‘Catalyst’ or ‘Visionary’ in Ophthalmology.


Upcoming Programs

Final OWL SoCal Chapter meeting for the 2018 calendar year
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16th; 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Gavin Herbert Eye Institute – Mazzo Terrace
Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine
850 Health Sciences Road Irvine, CA 92697-4375
OWL at AAO 2018 – Signature Event & Awards Ceremony
Sunday October 28, 2018; 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Revel Motor Row
2400 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616

Featured Champion Members

Beth Marsh

Beth Marsh is an experienced strategic marketing and business development executive with over 20 years in the ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device markets.  During her career, she has held leadership roles in sales, training, management, marketing, medical education and licensing.  Beth joined Shire's ophthalmic team last year as Global Commercial Strategy Lead.   Beth has been a proud member of OWL for over 10 years and has served in a variety of roles.  Beth is the current President-Elect of OWL.

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Marsha D. Link, Ph.D.

Marsha Link, Ph.D., is an experienced consultant and clinician who has worked with a variety of people in diverse environments.  She has worked in the ophthalmic space for 20+ years and was a co-founder of Chiron Vision. Marsha has been active in OWL, both as a board member and as past President.  Her leadership has helped OWL expand its mission and impact within ophthalmology.

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