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BYU student starts club to promote women in dentistry

BYU student Lauren Olsen was feeling discouraged after months of being the only woman at BYU Pre-Dental Club activities. “On several occasions when asked about my career plans, I shared that I’m planning on becoming a dentist. The boys would reply, ‘Oh, you mean, you want to be a dental hygienist?’” Olsen said. “I’d laugh and say, ‘No, a dentist — just like you.'”