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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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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.

March 23, 2017

Women in O&P Leadership

Hello ÖWLI members and welcome to our March blog! We are honored to bring you the first in 2017’s Women in O&P Leadership series. This quarter we feature Ann Moss, President of Union O&P in Pittsburgh, PA. Union O&P has 11 locations throughout Pennsylvania, and we are thrilled to have Ann’s input on the O&P profession.

February 24, 2017

I Have Nothing To Wear!

​We are very pleased to present this month's guest blogger, Össur's very own Linda Collins, Senior Director of Market Access. She writes this month on a topic we haven'​t yet addressed, but is often asked about:  professional appearance.​