Lessons in Leadership Learned in the Pandemic

Kendra Davenport, Chief Development Officer, Operation Smile

Kendra Davenport. Operation Smile photo: Kristen Zeis.
Kendra Davenport. Operation Smile photo: Kristen Zeis.

“Adversity is a sage teacher, and that if we’re open to its lessons, there is much to learn.”

Kendra Davenport comforts Katerin, a 16-month old patient, during the May 2021 Operation Smile surgical program in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Operation Smile photo: Rohanna Mertens.
Kendra Davenport. Operation Smile photo: Kristen Zeis.

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