Women In Optometry will be presenting the Theia Awards during the Women In Optometry’s 2021 Women’s Leadership Conference on Nov. 2, 2021, in conjunction with the American Academy of Optometry meeting in Boston.
Each of the award categories open for nominations is named for a trailblazing woman optometrist. This year, the Industry Influence category is open to women ODs as well as women who are not optometrists.
Theia Awards winners will be chosen based in the following categories:
• Leadership: organizational or community leadership or advocacy
• Mentoring: active role in guiding others in practice management and more beyond optometry school
• Innovation: outreach, marketing, practice models, inventions, etc.
• Education: inspirational, motivational educator
• Young OD: an OD within 10 years of graduation who shows any/all of the above qualities
• Industry Influencer: open to women ODs and non-ODs who are influencing the future of the profession in their industry roles or affiliations
Nominations close on September 13, 2021. You may nominate one or multiple people HERE.