Bridging the ‘O’s Initiative
OWL: Advancing Diversity in Leadership is delighted to announce the “Bridging the ‘O’s” initiative, bringing together all eyecare by expanding our mission and vision into the optometric space. OWL has benefited from strong collaboration and support in ophthalmology for decades, and the time is right to develop a more cohesive, collective support structure within our… Read More
Nominations Now Open for 2022 OWL Leadership Awards
It’s time to honor your peers who are advancing diversity in leadership.OWL is pleased to accept nominations for the 2022 OWL Awards! Awards: VISIONARY AWARD OWL’s Visionary Award honors an individual who has paved the way for diversity in their field through significant achievement. Nominees should have demonstrated leadership in their field throughout their careers…. Read More
2nd Annual Eyes on Inclusion
On June 21, 2022, OWL and Alcon collaborated to host our second annual virtual program “Eyes on Inclusion: Transitioning to Acceptance.” Coinciding with Pride Month, our esteemed guest, Vivienne Hau, MD, PhD, spoke of her journey as a Transgender Retina Surgeon and shared some great tips and resources to help us become better allies to… Read More
OWL’s First Leadership Summit!
On February 3-4, 2022, OWL held its inaugural Leadership Summit, sponsored by Zeiss. A group of leaders from across ophthalmology gathered at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, CA, to brush up their leadership skills, learn new tactics, and network with their peers. Addressing topics such as negotiation skills, making an impact beyond your job title, navigating… Read More
Join OWL in SightLife’s Mission in Motion Three-Day Challenge!
In honor of Eye Donation Month, OWL and our partners, SightLife and ZEISS, invite you to join the inaugural Mission in Motion Three-Day Challenge (November 13-15) to raise awareness and support for the 12.7 million men, women, and children worldwide who suffer needlessly from corneal blindness. The Mission in Motion Three-Day Challenge encourages participants to join our Community of Compassion by lacing up your shoes, hoping on a bike, jumping in the water, playing tag with your kids or grandkids, turning your knitting… Read More
Doctors, Industry and COVID-19: Caring and Collaboration 3
On May 12th, 2020, OWL hosted the third virtual program in our Doctors, Industry and COVID-19 webinar series. If you’re interested in learning more about how practices are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, as well as some inspiration on how industry and ophthalmologists can work together on solutions to get us through these challenging times,… Read More
Doctors, Industry and COVID-19: Caring and Collaboration 2
On May 5th, 2020, OWL hosted another virtual program in our Doctors, Industry and COVID-19 webinar series – bringing together clinicians to share how practices are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, as well as some inspiration on how ophthalmologists and industry can work together on solutions to get us through these challenging times. Watch our… Read More
Doctors, Industry and COVID-19: Caring and Collaboration
On April 7th, 2020, OWL hosted a Virtual Program, bringing together clinicians to share how COVID-19 and the recent AAO directive is impacting their patients, practices and personal lives. And what industry needs to know! If you’re interested to learn how practices are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, as well as some inspiration on… Read More
Become An OWL Ambassador!
OWL is grateful to have the support of its members to progress its programs and events, ultimately towards the goal of advancing diversity in leadership in ophthalmology. We’d like to introduce you to OWL’s Ambassador Program. Starting this Fall, OWL members who have volunteered in the past or who volunteer at future OWL events will… Read More
SoCal Chapter Kicks Off 2019 Events
Oh what a night! Thank you to everyone who attended Tuesday’s first OWL SoCal chapter meeting of 2019! Over 40 attendees joined us at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at UCI to network and gather pearls of wisdom from Regulatory & Quality industry leaders Denise McEachern (STAAR Surgical), and Bob Lundberg (Presbia) on the topic: … Read More