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Meet The Team


Emily Deldar

Founder and President

Emily is a senior at Purdue University studying Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences & Psychological Sciences with a minor in Spanish. She plans to pursue her masters in Speech Language Pathology upon graduation from Purdue. Emily founded the World Smiles Mission in 2018 and has loved watching the impact the mission has had on the lives of so many. She is grateful to lead a team of such amazing young leaders with a passion to serve, and looks forward to the continued growth of this organization.

Julia Garner

Vice President

 Julia Garner is a senior at Indiana University majoring in International Studies with minors in French and Marketing. Post graduation, she will be moving too Cincinnati to work for General Mills in retail sales. Julia is dedicated to the amazing work of the World Smiles Mission and has the utmost respect and admiration for this organization that has touched the lives of many people. 

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Katherine Grace

Director of Relations

Kat Grace is currently a public health behavioral science student at Purdue University and has a passion for bettering healthcare, in all forms, and specifically pediatrics.  Originally from New Orleans, LA but spent a good deal of time living in Houston, Texas growing up.

Madeline Worcester

Director of Marketing

Madeline just recently graduated from Marian University, where she obtained her bachelor's degree in marketing. She is now at Indiana University studying to receive her MBA Degree in the Kelley School of Business. Madeline has worked with children in school groups and outreach communities for over ten years and is dedicated to spreading awareness for oral health and helping those in need.


Ryan Deldar


Ryan Deldar is a Biomedical Health Sciences student at Purdue University and is passionate about innovating within healthcare. He is dedicated to helping spread awareness and serve the world’s communities through the World Smiles Mission.

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