Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Erin joined Smile Train in 2013 and serves as Senior Vice President of Programs. She has more than 10 years of experience...

Advocacy

Smile Train’s Medical Advisory Boards comprise the best and the brightest cleft experts in plastic surgery, maxillofacial...

After working in banking and social-sector management for more than 16 years, Nkeiruka (NK) Obi decided to use her...

CCAC

Patient advocate for those born with cleft lip and palate, and author of cleft-positive children’s books ‘Smile...

CCAC

Full-time mom and Smile Train Partner Cris Solano, from Quito, Ecuador, shares the story of how her son inspired...

CCAC

Full-time mom, jewelry maker, and designer Melinda Fry-Bly from Florida shares the story how her son Colton inspired her to...

CCAC

Radiation Oncology Nurse Alyson Ferguson shares what led her to become a member of the inaugural Smile Train Cleft Community...

CCAC

Teacher Consultant Ashley Barbour shares what led her to become a member of the inaugural Smile Train Cleft Community...

Advocacy

Priya Desai, Smile Train’s Director of Strategy and Evaluation talks about what motivated her to join Smile Train.