In 2009, the entering U.S. dental school class was 47% women, compared to just less than 40% in 2000. Seventy-five percent of practicing dentists in Finland are women, and women comprise 48% of the dental workforce in Russia. Women are vital to oral health and overall health in communities around the world.
The Fourth ADEA International Women's Leadership Conference will focus on issues in education, research, and women's health and deliver leadership strategies women can use globally. The conference is from September 5 to 8 and will be held at the Pestana Bahia Hotel in Salvador, Brazil.
The deadline for hotel reservations is June 30, 2010, and advanced registration closes August 1, 2010. Register online; for complete meeting information and the hotel reservation form, visit the conference event page.