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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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Latest Post

November 27, 2017

Women in O&P Leadership Series - JoAnne Kanas

​This month we continue with our Women in O&P Leadership Series and are proud to feature this year's winner of the OPGA's O&P Woman of the Year Award, JoAnne Kanas.

October 17, 2017

Find the Leader in YOU!

​This month, we present guest blogger Heather Hoover, Director of Product Marketing, OA and Injury Solutions, at Össur. Heather shares insights into lessons she's learned as a leader within Össur.

September 25, 2017

Women in O&P Leadership Series - Linda Collins

​This month we couldn't be more proud to feature our very own Linda Collins, Senior Director of Market Access for Ossur. Linda was also a finalist for the 2017 OPGA Woman of the Year, recently awarded during the AOPA Conference. Linda shares with us some insight into her background and her views on women in leadership.

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.