Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

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...

If you walk to the back of any given hospital in a high-income country — past the waiting rooms, past the operating rooms,...

Brazil

Camila Beni is the Program Manager at Smile Train Brazil. She recently sat down with us to talk about her role at Smile...

Philippines

It was not the birthday surprise Jeann had expected. She scheduled her seventh-month ultrasound for her birthday,...

Egypt

Ahmed and Eman were shocked when they saw their firstborn baby, Malek, for the first time — they had never seen a child with...

Argentina

“Like a bucket of cold water on us.” That’s how Angel remembers receiving the news from the ultrasound technician. How it...

Lao PDR

Dr. Kingphouthone Saythala started his career as a resident at Mahosot Hospital in Vientiane, Laos, expecting to end up...

Smile Train mourns the loss of James Partridge OBE, a fearless advocate for facial equality, who passed away August 16, 2020...

Since 2016, Smile Train staff has had the distinct pleasure of coordinating opportunities for the new Miss Universe to visit...