The recipients of 2016 OWL Awards (from left):
Marjan Farid, MD, Rising Star; Marsha Link, PhD, Visionary Leader; William Trattler, MD, Catalyst.
Heather Ready, President (right).
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.
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).