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A Toast to Enterprising Women Worldwide

his year I spent the Thanksgiving holiday differently. But it gave me a glimpse of enterprising women in a variety of circumstances. My family and I went our separate ways, and on Black Friday...
Erinne Kennedy Leads the Way to the Top of Lye Brook Falls in Vermont

Influence the Team – One Woman’s Secret Leadership Style

Group Impact A few weeks ago, I was leaf-peeping in New England. It’s a sport really, and I was trying to be a professional. A few of my friends and I were hiking the Lye...
Leonie von Meusebach–Zesch was inducted into the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame

The History of Women in Dentistry Part III: Leonie von Meusebach–Zesch, A Woman Ahead...

When you think of an outlaw dentist, who comes to mind? Probably John Henry "Doc" Holliday, the dentist turned gunfighter who was portrayed by Val Kilmer in the 1993 hit Tombstone. Depending on your...
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The History of Women in Dentistry Part II: Female Dentists Join the Military

An Officer and a Female Dentist: Women in Military Dentistry When the United States entered World War I in 1917, its dental corps consisted of only 86 officers (all male), or approximately one dentist for...
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The History of Women in Dentistry Part I: Emeline Roberts Jones

Editor's note: Here is the first in our series "The History of Women in Dentistry," featuring Emeline Roberts Jones. Emeline Roberts Jones and Women in U.S. Dentistry Dentistry is one of the world’s oldest medical professions,...
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Female Robin Hood – Oral Surgeon Girl in a “Boy’s World”

I grew up in the countryside. Yes, I played with the dolls, and I had my own tiny stove and iron. But I was dying to join the boys in their adventures. They exercised for...

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