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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

OWL/WIO Connect Event at Hawaiian Eye 2019
Monday, January 21, 2019 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Lagoon Grill – Hilton Waikoloa Village
69-425 Waikoloa Beach Dr
Waikoloa Village, HI 96738

Featured Champion Members

Tracy Kenniff, MBA, OCS

Tracy Kenniff is Practice Administrator/CEO of the Eye & LASIK Center, a nine-location multi-specialty practice with over twenty Physician Providers serving communities throughout the Central and Western Massachusetts community.

Throughout her career, Tracy has pushed herself to further her knowledge and skills by earning a second Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurial Innovation, and achieving a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma. In addition to her academic achievements, she has extensive knowledge of the ophthalmic industry and what it takes to maintain a successful practice.

Currently, Tracy holds positions as a Board Member for The Hawaiian Eye Foundation, a valued Committee Member for OWL and recently elected as the President of the Chief Operating Counsel for CVG.

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Zac Denning

Zac Denning is the Product Science Specialist at ScienceBased Health. Working alongside scientists, clinicians and researchers, Zac has helped SBH pioneer new categories of eye supplements that are now widely recognized and utilized in eye care. In support of these efforts, Zac travels and presents widely, educating eye doctors and medical groups about the scientific basis for eye nutrition. As part of SBH’s scientific approach, Zac has also helped maintain the company’s focus on primary clinical research in areas like dry eye and glaucoma.

As a leader in eye nutrition and dry eye, Zac serves on the Corporate Advisory Board for Dry Eye Access, and has been profiled or featured in: Advanced Ocular Care, Ophthalmology Management, Optometry Times, EyeNewsTV, the Dry Eye Coach podcast and more.

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