Webinar speakers will include (l to r) Michelle Banks, Jill Franze and Mary Anne Murphy, OD.

NEW YORK—Next month the Optical Women’s Association Mentoring Committee will launch an ongoing monthly webinar series called Tuesday Talks, featuring savvy female leaders who will address trending topics for women in today’s optical industry.

Open to all OWA members, this fresh and provocative webinar series will feature speakers from inside and outside the optical industry, delivering hot topics for today's fast-paced world, the OWA said. The 30-minute webinars, consisting of 20 minutes of talk and 10 minutes of Q&A, will take place on the second Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. EST. “Grab your lunch, join in and prepare to be inspired and motivated,” a spokesperson for the OWA said.

The schedule for the next few webinars is as follows:

Spread Too Thin / Work Life Balance
Michelle Banks, former Global General Counsel, Gap, Inc.
Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016
Register here

Harnessing Confidence to Go After Opportunities
Jill Franze, senior director, Global Customs and Trade, Cisco
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016
Register here.

Jump at Leadership Opportunities
Mary Anne Murphy, OD, businesswoman, VSP Global Board of Directors
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
Register here.

For those who can’t tune in to the live webinar, recordings will be available on the OWA website.