Jennifer Busch-Hallen joined Nutrition International in 2015 and is the Senior Technical Advisor for Maternal and Neonatal Health and Nutrition. In her role, Jenny provides leadership and strategic direction to Nutrition International’s programs that support governments in Asia and Africa to scale up integrated nutrition and health interventions for pregnant women and newborns. Jenny spearheads NI’s efforts to advance maternal nutrition with particular emphasis on translating evidence to action, quality programming and gender equality and women’s empowerment. Recently she has been working alongside health economists to assess the cost-effectiveness of maternal nutrition interventions. Committed to working with partners across the globe, Jenny hopes to see accelerated progress towards global nutrition targets and universal quality health care. Jenny has over 21 years of experience in international and Australian indigenous public health nutrition and has worked extensively to improve maternal, infant and child nutrition throughout the Africa, Asia and Pacific regions. She brings experience from managing, developing and delivering programs for UN agencies, research institutes and the Australian government. She has a Bachelor of Science and Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics and Public Health.