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Össur Women’s Leadership Initiative

Welcome to ÖWLI! The Össur Women's Leadership Initiative aims to unite O&P leaders and help you rise to the top of your field through promoting gender fairness, eliminating gender biases within the O&P industry, and providing professional educational events on relevant topics.

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August 22, 2017

Women in Leadership Lead!

​This month, we welcome back guest blogger Marjorie Albohm. In her blog, Marjorie shares insights from the athletic training and sports medicine fields, and inspires us to keep working toward true equality in our profession.

July 25, 2017

Disability Etiquette

It's very easy to look at our patient care skills and see that we are all doing a great job of making every person feel that they are getting the absolute best care. But what if you could take it one notch higher? That's where this version of disability etiquette comes into play. Guest Blogger Whitney Harris shares her unique insights in this month's blog.

June 25, 2017

OWLI Women in Leadership Series

This month we continue our Women in O&P Leadership Series with featured leader Bridget Lawler, Clinical Director and CPO at Westcoast Brace and Limb, Tampa, FL.

May 23, 2017

Negotiate With Confidence

​If the existing pay gap remains constant and you work an average of 40 years, you would make ~$427,500 less than your male counterparts. Guest blogger Julianne Gupta provides helpful tips to negotiate your salary with confidence to help reduce this gap.

April 23, 2017

The Value of Mentorship

​Why is mentorship so important, and why don't more young professionals have mentors? Guest blogger Nina Bondre offers insight and suggestions on obtaining and working with a mentor.