From Tragedy To Global Activism.
An Award-Winning Social Entrepreneur
Described as “a visionary leader and unshakable optimist,” Jean Paul has devoted his entire professional life leveraging capitalism and philanthropy — to direct attention to people who have been left behind.
My life was transformed when I traveled to my homeland of Haiti following the tragic 2010 earthquake. While there, I was inspired by the unwavering smiles of young children as they played amid the rubble and devastation around them. Many of them were suffering from severe tooth decay. Looking at these children, I resolved to preserve the quality and health of their smiles and those of disadvantaged children around the world–and that’s how Unspoken Smiles was born.