Susannah Hopkins Leisher MA, MSC, MPHIL Susannah Hopkins Leisher spent over 20 years working on global poverty alleviation, including ten years based in Vietnam, where she was for five years the Vietnam country representative for Oxfam Hong Kong, as well as consulting for a wide range of agencies including the UN, DFID, the World Bank and various NGOs. She is co-chair of the Stillbirth Advocacy Working Group, a board member of the International Stillbirth Alliance, and an honorary fellow of the Mater Research Institute, University of Queensland. She is currently a third-year doctoral student in epidemiology at Columbia University with a National Institutes of Health National Research Service Award. Her research interest is stillbirth,and perinatal mortality generally, including the overlap between stillbirth and inequity, reducing unexplained stillbirths, the global socio-political environment for stillbirth prevention, and translating research into practice. Ms. Leisher lives in New Jersey, USA, with her husband and three sons, and is also the mother of Wilder Daniel who was stillborn at full term in 1999 with no cause found.