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We Believe in the Power of Many Lenses

At National Vision, we champion diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) throughout our work because we want every associate and optometrist to feel comfortable bringing their full selves to work each day.

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Supporting the Future of Optometry

We are committed to addressing barriers that prevent minority students from entering the optical industry by increasing the opportunities available to our community members. In 2022 we were proud to participate in The Vision Council Foundation’s Opening Your Eyes scholarship program, which provides financial assistance and career opportunities to minority high school and college students who have an interest in pursuing a career in the optical industry. National Vision donated $90,000 to the scholarship fund and hosted three students at America’s Best locations where they gained a range of experience across different roles.

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Increasing Representation in Eye Care

Over the last year, National Vision associates have created a framework for our affiliated doctors to support monthly meetings of Black Eyecare Perspective’s Pre-Optometry Club, which was designed to ensure that every Black student seeking to become an optometrist is supported in their professional development. The goal of the group is to improve representation of Black students in the industry and ensure no one is ignored, discouraged or disadvantaged in their journey to becoming an optometrist.

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Our Commitment to Inclusion Begins at the Top

Starting with our gender-balanced Board, National Vision leadership is invested in building a fair, diverse, and inclusive workspace.

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    We’re Proud to Be Among Only 3% of U.S. Corporations.

    Our Board of Directors exemplifies National Vision’s commitment to inclusive leadership. For example, half our independent Board members are women — a distinction less than 3% of U.S. corporations have achieved.

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    Reade Fahs has Signed the CEO Action Pledge

    National Vision became the first optical retailer represented on the list of more than 2,200 corporate leaders who have publicly committed to advancing diversity and inclusion in workplaces.

Sharing Perspectives

National Vision’s values lead our deep commitment to building a culture of inclusion and belonging. Read up on the latest news and stories about our culture.