Category: Awards

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Keep Watching this Woman: Dr. Kady Rawal honored among ADA 10 Under 10

  • April 4, 2019
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All dentists — and people in general — can take #Thursdayinspiration from Dr. Kadambari “Kady” Rawal. “I enjoy wearing all the hats!” says this ray of light in the profession. The Boston-based thirtysomething earned The Lucy Hobbs Project Women to Watch Award in 2016 from Benco Dental, and this year received commendations as a recipient of the “Ten Under Ten” award from the Massachusetts Dental Society and as one of the American Dental Association’s 10 Under 10. Her thoughts on these…

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Meet (more than) a few incredible women in Lucy Hobbs Project History #WomensHistoryMonth

  • March 29, 2019
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Thirty-one days. Not nearly enough time to spotlight every woman in history who has sacrificed, pioneered, challenged, innovated, mentored and made today possible.  Women’s History Month does provide the impetus to honor them,  learn more ( https://womenshistory.si.edu/   ) and most importantly, continue the path of positive reinforcement. The Lucy Hobbs Project does this through the community of dentistry.  Annually, the Project honors six exemplary women within the profession at a Celebration like no other (Register today- Click here.)   Read about them here: Click here. Frequently,…

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Ruby slippers not required. Progressive women who made history in Kansas. #gratiTuesday

  • March 19, 2019
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Tuesday morning trivia: Name two game-changing women who made history in Lawrence, Kansas. You’re on your game if you guessed Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor, the first woman to earn a dental degree in the U.S., or Flora E. Richardson Coleman, the first woman to complete the curriculum and graduate from The University of Kansas. Also correct answers: Numerous other female history-makers from the Sunflower state (think Amelia Earhart, Linda Brown, Gwendolyn Brooks, Lynette Woodard, Erin Brockovich). Kansas has always been a…

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Her-story: Tufts dental student honors the legacy of perseverance that inspires

  • March 12, 2019
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Dedication and gratitude — qualities Youstina Youssef, a dental student at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine says the white coat she wears in the photo above, signify in her life. “This white coat symbolizes not only my dedication to this profession, but also my gratitude for strong women who continue to push forward regardless of the walls set against them,” Youstina says. “If you know me, you know that this photo here speaks wonders to my soul. On my left, the…

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Know a woman in dentistry who inspires? Nominate her today for a Lucy Hobbs Project Award.

  • March 11, 2019
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  On Friday, to commemorate #internationalwomensday, Stanley Bergman, Chairman of the Board and CEO at Henry Schein shared an insightful reflection on the indomitable spirit of Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor. Annually, Benco Dental pays tribute to the first woman in the U.S. to receive a dental degree by honoring six pioneering women in the dental profession with an award created in Dr. Hobbs name: The Lucy Hobbs Project Awards. At Benco’s annual Lucy Hobbs Project Celebration, we invite the dental community to…

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