Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Team Empower

When COVID-19 forced Smile Train's partner hospitals in 70+ countries to delay lifesaving cleft surgeries — 39,000 and...

Students

Jack Gardner is a chemical engineering major at the University of Cincinnati. As chapter president of the Ohio Theta chapter...

Young Leadership Circle

Hema Maragh’s journey to Smile Train began the day she was born with a cleft. Growing up in the Bronx, she was fortunate to...

Team Empower

We all want to be the best we can be, sometimes we just need a push from someone who cares. Jennifer Jacobs has dedicated...

Team Empower

By summer 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had postponed or canceled many premier races around the world and Smile Train’s Team...

Students

Growing up with scoliosis taught Abby more about her body and mind by age 10 than many people will learn in their entire...

Students

Grace is a Smile Train Student Ambassador from Skokie, Illinois. She shares her inspirational journey with us below.

Young Leadership Circle

Kristine Byrum lives to make those around her smile — which is why she always wanted to go to dental school. To her, a...

Young Leadership Circle

While growing up in Babylon, New York, Luke Zappia was always intrigued by the Smile Train mailers his mother always had...