BioKatja Iversen, an internationally recognized expert on development, advocacy and communications, has more than 20 years of experience working in NGOs, corporates and United Nation agencies. Previously, she held the position as Chief of Strategic Communication and Public Advocacy with UNICEF, a position she came to after almost six years of leading the team responsible for communication and advocacy on maternal and reproductive health at the UN Population Fund, UNFPA. Iversen has trained fortune 500 Executives in cross-cultural management and communications, is an health advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative and on the World Bank's CSO Advisory Board. She has an extensive network within the UN, CSOs, development communities and global media. She holds a master’s degree in communications, bachelor's degree in public administration and certificates in management, conflict resolution and international development. Iversen was on the Advisory Board of Women Deliver from December 2006 to May 2012, and has participated in all three Women Deliver conferences.