Susan Papp

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Susan Papp (she/her/hers) is an award-winning advocate and policy expert with a passion for improving the health and wellbeing of vulnerable populations. She has more than 20 years of experience working on global projects to advance political will, policies, and funding on global health and gender equality initiatives. A passionate advocate for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), Susan is currently supporting UNFPA to update its corporate partnerships and resource mobilization strategy to align with UNFPA’s new strategic plan for 2022-2025. Prior to working with UNFPA, Susan served as the Managing Director of Policy and Advocacy at Women Deliver where she directed multilateral advocacy; humanitarian advocacy; global campaigns; evidence generation and thought leadership; coalition building; and high-level political and donor engagement with the G7 and OECD DAC members. Before joining Women Deliver, she served as a Vice President at Rabin Martin where she supported the advocacy efforts for MSD for Mothers and Saving Mothers Giving Life. Susan also worked in with the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood in India where she evaluated social accountability programs to improve maternal health outcomes in Orissa. Earlier, she served as a Vice President at GMMB where she directed advocacy and communications campaigns for several UN agencies, private sector companies, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Susan began her career on Capitol Hill where she worked for two US Senators. She holds an MSc in Health, Community, and Development from The London School of Economics and Political Science.