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browngirl,rdh

MISSION

Shift the mindset about who can work in the dental hygiene field, remove cultural and economic barriers to joining the dental hygiene workforce, establish and promote pathways to dental hygiene careers.We serve as an advocate for all Registered Dental Hygienists (RDH) and students; working for a healthier and more diverse climate.

Recent statistics show that minorities are represented in the field of Dental Hygiene at less than 4% and men represented at less than 1%. BrownGirl, RDH supports dental hygiene students by providing supplemental support outside of tuition costs; covering clinical supplies, equipment, and examination fees. 


2022 BROWNGIRL,RDH & GEHA SOLUTIONS DIVERSITY IN DENTAL HYGIENE SCHOLARSHIP FUND




LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (June 8, 2022) — GEHA (Government Employees Health Association, Inc., pronounced G.E.H.A.) has a storied history of supporting its community with intentional giving, starting in 1937 when the organization was created to help fellow postal clerks after the Great Depression. This spirit carries through to today, where philanthropic efforts are focused around health equity and positively impacting the social determinants of health. The oral health focus of GEHA Solutions, Inc., a wholly owned for-profit subsidiary of GEHA, has provided an opportunity to make a significant vote toward change by investing in three areas that affect community health.

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