The 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.
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.
OWL’s Catalyst Award honors an individual who has contributed
significantly to helping others advance their career in eye care.
Nominees should have demonstrated leadership in supporting
the advancement of diversity. (For example: mentoring/
sponsorship of promising individuals; diversity advocacy; or
creating a culture of equality).
Rising Star Award
OWL’s Rising Star Award honors an individual who is an
emerging leader in the ophthalmic space. Nominees should be
in their early or mid-careers and demonstrate high potential for
making an impact in ophthalmology.