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Highlighting the Operation Smile and Beast Philanthropy Partnership

Operation Smile and Beast Philanthropy Spotlight Global Need for Access to Surgical Care

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., February 25, 2024 – Global nonprofit Operation Smile today announced its partnership with Beast Philanthropy, the philanthropic arm of Mr. Beast that leverages the power of social media platforms to raise funds and leave a lasting impact.
ISLC 2023, Supported by Align

Operation Smile and Align Technology Announce Title Sponsorship of Operation Smile International Student Leadership Conference

Align’s continued investment in Operation Smile and the ISLC conference reflects the company’s commitment to improving the lives of young people through education and leadership opportunities.
Surgeons Gather to Learn from Each Other at the Women in Medicine Conference

Operation Smile Spotlights the Power of Mentorship to Advance Global Health Equity at the 2023 Women Deliver Conference

The global health nonprofit to host an interactive panel and networking session to facilitate meaningful connections and inspire leaders to implement mentorship programs in their communities
Susan Can, SVP of Global Marketing, Operation Smile

Operation Smile Appoints Susan Can to Lead Global Marketing

Global nonprofit Operation Smile announced the appointment of Susan Can as the organization's new Senior Vice President of Global Marketing. Can brings over 25 years of experience in marketing and brand building to this newly created role where she will lead the evolution of Operation Smile’s global integrated brand and marketing strategy, driving the organization’s commitment to increasing high-quality health care access for 1 million patients by 2032.
Dr. Françoise Mukagaju, the first female plastic surgeon in Rwanda, stands beside Valentine, a young patient who received surgery during an Operation Smile surgical program. Valentine wears a blue and yellow dress while Françoise wears a black shirt with yellow flowers.

Operation Smile Celebrates International Women’s Day through #HealthEquityHeroes Social Media Campaign

This International Women’s Day, Operation Smile is honoring the importance of health equity for women and what it means to empower women in medical leadership positions to inspire new generations of health care practitioners. As part of this celebration, Operation Smile is launching #HealthEquityHeroes, a social media campaign to support the 2023 International Women’s Day theme, #EmbraceEquity.
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Community Hero Gives Back Globally Through Mentoring with Operation Smile

Global surgical nonprofit Operation Smile recognizes long-time volunteer nurse, Sally Herman for her positive impact on the people and communities she works with and for her dedicated mentorship of local healthcare providers.
Pedro, today. Photo: Camilo Zapata Fonnegra.

Operation Smile Celebrates International Day of Acceptance with Patient Pedro from Venezuela

Working with patients with cleft conditions means meeting individuals who have been unfairly bullied for their appearance. Fortunately, cleft surgery often gives these individuals a new outlook on life. This International Day of Acceptance, we celebrate Pedro, a brave patient who demonstrates the importance of being accepting of others.
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Donna and Priti

Operation Smile Brings Psychosocial Care to Surgical Programs and Comprehensive Care Centers Around the World

Co-chairs of Operation Smile's Psychosocial Care Non-surgical Specialty Council, Dr. Priti Desai and Donna Trentel discuss the organization's psychosocial care program in recognition of International Volunteer Day
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Skylar Griswold

Operation Smile Celebrates World Kindness Day with Dedicated Student and Medical Volunteers

Operation Smile spreads kindness and compassion to others by providing life-changing surgeries and comprehensive care with the support of devoted volunteers.


It takes as little as $240 and as few as 45 minutes to provide life-changing surgery and a bright, beautiful new smile to a waiting child.