Latest News Nominations Deadline Is Extended for Women In Optometry's Theia Awards of Excellence for 2021 By Staff Friday, September 17, 2021 12:12 AM NEW YORK—Women In Optometry has extended the nominations deadline for the 2021 Theia Awards of Excellence to September 20. Please click here to nominate your colleagues for the 2021 Theia Awards of Excellence. This year, WO will 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. 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, Mentoring, Innovation, Education, Young OD, and Industry Influencer. You may nominate one or multiple people here. Head over to the Women In Optometry website for more details.