Please click here to nominate your colleagues for the 2021 Theia Awards of Excellence.
This year, we’ll 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. More information coming shortly.
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.