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Nominations Open for VM’s 2015 Most Influential Women in Optical

May 13, 2015

Nominations are open until May 26 for Vision Monday’s Most Influential Women in Optical. VM is currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form.

VM will be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in its July 20 issue, marking the 13th anniversary of its signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry.

The deadline for submitting nominations is May 26. For this year’s Annual Report, nominees who are making a difference will be selected from the following four categories:

Executive Suite: Candidates are women who hold the positions of president, CEO, CFO, CMO, CIO or COO that guide their companies forward, inspire leadership among their teams and peers and achieve high performance.

Mentors: Candidates are women who are team builders, developers of talent, who via example or education and training, successfully influence others to learn and to grow in their business, professions or within their organizations.

Rising Stars: Candidates are women who are “up-and-comers” in their careers and within their companies or arenas within the industry.

Innovators: Candidates are women who have initiated new product developments or special programs in the arena of marketing, technology or retail, who have spearheaded innovative business enterprises.

To nominate your choices, go to the survey where you may select up to a total of two nominees for each category on the electronic nomination form.

Be sure to look for the results as VM profiles these influential women in the July 20 issue: Vision Monday’s 2015 “Women of Influence.”

You can visit to review an alphabetical listing of past years’ honorees and to read prior years’ Special Reports.

Once you’ve cast your votes, VM invites you to join the conversation about influential women and other industry standouts you may know using the Twitter hashtag #HerStory.

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