The panel aims to improve patient care amongst the fastest growing minority demographics within the eye care industry.
Transitions Optical’s diversity advisory board for 2022 will be made up of individuals in the largest and fastest-growing minority demographic groups in the United States.
Board members will work with the organization to develop programs that will improve the representation of minorities, particularly Black and Hispanic representation, within the eye care industry. The panel hopes to provide the best level of care to increasingly diverse patient populations.
New and returning members of the Transitions Diversity Advisory Board include:
The Transitions optical diversity advisory board is part of the organization's global sustainable development plan, which focuses on carbon footprint and circularity, world sight light education, and inclusion and ethics.
“With our Diversity Advisory Board we are building on the strong foundation Transitions Optical has around diversity and inclusion with actionable movement, focusing first on industry change via increased diversity among eyecare professionals,” said Patience Cook, North American marketing director, Transitions Optical. “It is our hope that along with our board members, we will be able to shape the face of the optical industry to better serve the needs of diverse patient bases.”