The ADA will host a moderated panel discussion on racial inequalities in the dental profession on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 5 PM PT.
Amplifying Voices: A Series of Conversations on Diversity & Inclusion
Session 1: Racial Inequality
Moderated by Dr. Ashleigh Shelby Rosette, and hosted by the ADA New Dentist and the ADA Diversity and Inclusion Committees, this digital event
will facilitate conversations on racial inequities in the dental profession. Presenters will share their stories and experiences while Dr. Rosette leads the group through these important topics and subsequent discussion. In this open forum, attendees will have an opportunity to share their own experiences, offer suggestions to ADA leadership to address these issues, ask questions, or just listen. This webinar will be recorded. Learnings will be compiled for further discussion.
Panelists include IDL alumni:
- Dr. Tawana Ware, Secretary of the American Dental Education Association Section on Minority Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion and ADA Diversity and Inclusion Committee Member
- Dr. Carlos Smith, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Director of Ethics Curriculum at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
- Dr. Christina Meiners, President, San Antonio District Dental Society
- Dr. Aruna Rao, Adjunct Clinical Faculty at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry