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OWL Leadership Summit

OWL: Advancing Diversity in Leadership
Invites You to Attend Our Leadership Summit

The OWL Leadership Summit is back on September 21-22, 2023, at the Omni Downtown in Austin, Texas. The OWL Leadership Summit is targeted at mid-career professionals who have their sights set on growing into inclusive, informed, and effective leaders. You'll walk away from the Summit more equipped to: Develop and lead teams no matter what your current position is, Understand the impact of digital transformation in our industry, Turn challenges into leadership opportunities, Make an impact on the ophthalmology community. The Summit is an investment in yourself and your career path. Sign up today!


Summit Opens – 2pm on Thursday September 21st
Optional: Networking Lunch available from 12:45 pm for early arrivers

Summit Closes after lunch at 1pm on Friday September 22nd
Optional: Group Community Service/Giveback project* from 1:00-2:30 pm

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*Group Teambuilding & Impact Project: ‘Rise Against Hunger’
Join OWL in an impactful meal-packing event with Rise Against Hunger, an international humanitarian organization with a global movement to end hunger. The organization provides immediate nourishment for those facing hunger today and implements sustainable solutions that will lift entire communities for years to come.

Our agenda will cover many topics relevant to career advancement, including:

Our agenda will cover many topics relevant to career advancement, including:

  • Keynote: Authentic Leadership
  • Entrepreneurial Endeavors – A Panel Discussion
  • Developing Your Executive Presence
  • Leadership Challenges and Opportunities
  • Coaching for Leadership
  • Advances in the Digital space and the Future of Eyecare
  • Making an Impact beyond your Job

This year, we will also include an optional teambuilding/charitable endeavor – as well as the usual excellent networking opportunities you’ve come to know and love from OWL.

Reserve your spot today!



REGISTRATION TYPEStandard Registration
OWL Member$499.00

Registration includes entry to all Summit programs and events.
Meals included.

OWL encourages individuals without company financial support who may find the registration fees/travel costs a barrier to attending the Leadership Summit to apply for grant funding.
A limited number of OWL grants are available upon application. Learn more and apply here:


A discounted rate is available from September 18th-25th for attendees of the OWL Leadership Summit at the button below.

700 San Jacinto at 8th Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: (512) 476-3700
Concierge: (512) 397-4823

BOOK BY August 29th

Contact Gaynor Fries, OWL Executive Director for further information.

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click HERE to View Highlights From Last Year’s Event.