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Ernest Gaie, Senior Advisor Global Business Operations, Operation Smile

By Kendra E. Davenport, Chief Development Officer, Operation Smile

By John Streit, Managing Editor and Writer, Operation Smile

By Kendra E. Davenport, Chief Development Officer, Operation Smile

By Charlotte Steppling, Nutrition Program Manager, Operation Smile

A mother in Wenshan, China, breastfeeds her baby after surgery.
A mother in Wenshan, China, breastfeeds her baby after surgery.

By Dr. Naikhoba Munabi, plastic surgery resident at the University of Southern California and former Global Surgery Fellow at Operation Smile

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” — African proverb

When asked how I’ve been able to climb the ladder of success to where I am today, my answer is always simple: I didn’t do it alone.

By Kendra E. Davenport, Chief Development Officer, Operation Smile

By Geir Stangeland, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Operation Smile

By Dr. Ruben Ayala, Chief Medical Officer, Operation Smile

By Kristie Magee Porcaro, Chief Strategy Officer and Partnerships, Operation Smile

Operation Smile

Through our expertise in treating cleft lip and cleft palate, we create solutions that deliver safe surgery to people where it’s needed most. operationsmile.org

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