OUR TEAM

The Hearts, Minds Behind Unspoken Smiles.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors are the foremost agents of the message, the cause, and the growth oof Foundation.

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Jean Paul Laurent

Founder and CEO

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Dr Katherine Collier

Retired General Dentist

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Dr Jeremy Krell

Founder & CEO, Barchester Bay Group

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Rachel (Hill) Laureyns

Assistant Vice President, Department of Dental Medicine at Northwell Health

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Rob 
Horowitz

 

CFO

Medley

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Denean Paulik

Interim Director of Leadership Giving

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Maria C. Cacucciolo, Esq.

Attorney, Owner at Ciolo Consulting

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Sam Nemat Vaghar

Founder and CEO, Millennium Campus Network

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Franya E. Ruiz-Cabral

President, SIG

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Gillian Harding

Founder and Chief Visionary Officer at Zoosh Pay 

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GOODWILL 
AMBASSADOR

A Goodwill Ambassador and Advocate for Unspoken Smiles is an individual or individuals whose success and influence in culture align with the mission of our organization. These individuals are called upon to counsel our team, offering their assistance and advice where relevant to their experiences and relationships within their respective cultural sphere. Athletes, actors, musicians, entertainers, and dreamers: to be a Goodwill Ambassador is to believe in our mission and share it with the world.

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STAFF

Unspoken Smiles Staff are an essential part of the organization's day to day functions. They work directly with leadership to make sure our goals are met within our long-term programs and development strategies. As the organization continues to grow, so will our need for professional and experienced individuals who can help keep leadership on track to reach goals and, ultimately, children in need of dental services around the world.

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Jean Paul Laurent

Founder and CEO

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Dr Gianna Lugo

Project Manager

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Dr Jaimin Shin

Director of Partnership Development 

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Debbie Sedaghatzandi

Leadership Council Membership Director

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INTERN

At Unspoken Smiles, we’re all about connecting students with a variety of amazing internship opportunities so they can have the best academic year—developing new skills, building their resumes, meeting important people, earning money, and ultimately, getting them a few steps closer to building a rewarding career. Our paid internships are only open to Columbia University students at the moment and offer a variety of benefits such as college credit, competitive pay. 

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Brooke Jefferds

Columbia University Intern

2020

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Nwakego Nwasike

Columbia University Intern

2019

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Katie
Gao

Columbia University Intern

2019

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Nataliya 
Magomedova

Columbia University Intern 

2018

Austin
Baker

Columbia University Intern

2018

Carmen
Cheung

Columbia University Intern

2018

Adrienne Allen

Columbia University Intern

2018

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