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Guiding Leaders elevates women dentists to new levels of leadership. This exciting program creates an environment where women gain business-savvy training and professional development tools from top industry leaders. It provides a unique opportunity to cultivate your leadership skills while building long-lasting relationships as you become a voice of influence.

Guiding Leaders is an exciting professional development program that empowers women in dentistry to advance to new levels of leadership. It provides a dynamic environment where women can learn, grow and make an impact in dentistry together. It’s a unique opportunity to cultivate your leadership skills while building long-lasting relationships as you become a voice of influence.

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Guiding Leaders is an exciting professional development program that empowers women in dentistry to advance to new levels of leadership. It provides a dynamic environment where women can learn, grow and make an impact in dentistry together. It’s a unique opportunity to cultivate your leadership skills while building long-lasting relationships as you become a voice of influence.

Meet our Guiding Leaders

Chosen from a talented pool of candidates based on their dentistry background, career achievements and leadership potential, these are the 14 women who have been selected as the first group of Guiding Leaders.
Guiding Leaders Women in Dentistry
Women in Dentistry - Dr. Susan McMahon

Dr. Susan McMahon

General Dentist
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Women in Dentistry - Dr. Danielle Dey

Dr. danielle Dey

General Dentist
Etna, Ohio

Women in Dentistry - Dr. Ensy Atarod

dr. ensy atarod

General Dentist
Austin, Texas

Women in Dentistry - Dr. Jill Frazier

dr. jill frazier

General Dentist
Missoula, Montana

Women in Dentistry - Dr. Joy Poskozim

Dr. joy poskozim

General Dentist
Chicago, Illinois

Women in Dentistry - Dr. Lan Le

dr. lan chi le

General Dentist
Dallas, Texas

Women in Dentistry - Dr. Larissa Figari-Gollar

Dr. Larissa Figari-Goller

General Dentist
Huntington, New York

Women in Dentistry - Dr. Mary Sheilds

dr. mary Shields

General Dentist
Louisville, Kentucky

Women in Dentistry - Dr. Stacey Spizuoco

dr. stacy spizuoco

General Dentist
New York, New York

Women in Dentistry - Dr. Nidhi Taneja

Dr. Nidhi taneja

Pediatric Dentist
Eugene, Oregon

Women in Dentistry - Dr. Sat Khalsa

Dr. Sat kartar khalsa

Pedodontist 
Greenwood Village, Colorado

Women in Dentistry - Dr. Shefali Shah

Dr. Shefali shah

General Dentist
Belvidere, Illinois

Women in Dentistry - Dr. Keyla Springe

Dr. keyla Springe

General Dentist
Paso Robles, California

Women in Dentistry - Dr. Taylor Manalili

Dr. Taylor Manalili

Prosthodontist
Irvine, California

Meet our Presenters

Guiding Leaders has assembled top industry leaders from a broad spectrum of areas to provide business-savvy training during this phenomenal 12-month program. They are some of the most well-respected and successful entrepreneurs, executives and professionals in their respective lines of work.

barbara hauser - Guiding Leaders

Barbara Hauser

Vital Smarts

Britni Aralis - Guiding Leaders

Britni Aralis

Glidewell Dental

Carrie Webber - Guiding Leaders

Carrie Webber

Jameson Dental Management
David Booth - Guiding Leaders

David Booth

Eloqui

Deborah Shames - Guiding Leaders

Deborah Shames

Eloqui

Jo Schaeffer-Crabb - Guiding Leaders

Jo Schaeffer-Crabb

Arbinger Institute
Michael Brainard - Guiding Leaders

Michael Brainard

Brainard Strategy

Michael Foster - Guiding Leaders

Michael Foster

Id8TE

Noelle Nitz - Guiding Leaders

Noelle Nitz

Nitz Consulting

Dr. Shawn Andrews - Guiding Leaders

Dr. Shawn Andrews

Dr. Shawn Andrews

Vivianne Pacelli - Guiding Leaders

Vivianne Pacelli, RDA

Glidewell Dental

Vivianne Pacelli - Guiding Leaders

Vivianne Pacelli, RDA

Glidewell Dental

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Elise Boggs

Brandman University

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