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2017 Awards Winners

Nominations Now Open for 2018 OWL Awards

It’s time to honor your peers who are advancing diversity in leadership. OWL is pleased to accept nominations for the 2018 OWL Awards: Awards VISIONARY AWARD – Sponsored by Ziemer 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… Read More


Tips for Tackling DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS By Marsha D. Link, PhD

Tips for Tackling DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS By Marsha D. Link, PhD Outstanding leaders exhibit a variety of characteristics and skills. Among these are the ability to create and implement a vision, inspire others, take calculated risks, behave ethically, think boldly, and so on. For many leaders, it is early in their careers when they are faced… Read More


Nominations Now Open for 2017 OWL Awards

It’s time to honor your peers who are advancing diversity in leadership. OWL is pleased to accept nominations for the 2017 OWL 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 through their careers…. Read More


OWL Welcomes New Board Members

Kansas City, MO – November 21, 2016 – OWL: Advancing Diversity in Leadership (OWL), an association of interdisciplinary ophthalmic professionals dedicated to driving innovation and patient care by advancing diversity in leadership, today announced that Michael Ackermann, PhD; Taryn Conway; Candace Simerson; and John Vukich, MD, have joined OWL’s Board of Directors. Michael Ackermann, PhD,… Read More


OWL: Advancing Diversity in Leadership Announces the Recipients of the 2016 OWL Awards

Kansas City, MO – November 7, 2016 – OWL: Advancing Diversity in Leadership (OWL), an association of interdisciplinary ophthalmic professionals dedicated to driving innovation and patient care by advancing diversity in leadership, announced the winners of the 2016 OWL Awards at the organization’s Signature Event, which was held in Chicago, IL on October 16th during… Read More


OWL Announces Nominees For The 2016 OWL Awards

Awards To Recognize Members Who Are Advancing Diversity in Leadership Kansas City, MO – August 3, 2016 – OWL, a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to driving ophthalmic innovation and patient care by advancing diversity in leadership, today announced the official candidates for the 2016 OWL Awards. The OWL Awards include the Visionary Award, Catalyst Award,… Read More


Nominations Now Open for 2016 OWL Awards

RECIPIENTS OF 2015 OWL AWARDS (FROM LEFT): AUDREY TALLEY-ROSTOV, MD, VISIONARY WOMAN (RENAMED VISIONARY LEADER THIS YEAR); LAURIE BROWN, CATALYST; ERIN SCHALLHORN, RISING STAR. It’s time to honor your colleagues who are advancing diversity in leadership. OWL is pleased to accept nominations for the following: Visionary Award OWL’s Visionary Award honors an individual who has… Read More


Michael Onuscheck and Erin Schallhorn Join OWL’s Board of Directors

William B. Trattler, MD, Named Membership Advisor to the Membership Committee Kansas City, MO – March 15, 2016 – OWL: Advancing Diversity in Leadership (OWL), an association of interdisciplinary ophthalmic professionals dedicated to driving innovation and patient care by advancing diversity in leadership, today announced that Michael Ackermann, PhD; Taryn Conway; Candace Simerson; and John… Read More


OWL Appoints New Officers to Board of Directors

Heather Ready to Serve as President, Georgette Pascale as Vice President/President-Elect, Beth Marsh as Vice President, and Maureen Tipp as Secretary/Treasurer Kansas City, MO – January 13, 2016 – OWL, a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing ophthalmic innovation and patient care, today announced that Heather Ready has been appointed President, Georgette Pascale as Vice… Read More