Ms. Rose Schneider, currently a Chair of the climate Change Working Group of the American Public Health Association (APHA) International Health Section is a Senior Health and HIV/AIDS Specialist with 30 years of experience in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the CIS. She has completed her BSN in Nursing and Epidemiology from Catholic University of America before moving to Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health to pursue Master of Public Health (MPH) in International Health. Ms. Schneider held leadership positions in maternal/child/neonatal health, reproductive health/family planning and HIV/AIDS. She has performed results oriented short and long term assignments in more than 33 countries of Africa, Latin America, Caucasus, EE & CIS, Asia including Nepal with GHTech, DAI, CA, URC, PACT, CARE, CRS, Project Hope, UNFPA, World Bank, POPTECH, BASICS, JSI, MSH, USAID missions, consulting firms, NGOs / FBOs, and with Global Fund, UNFPA projects and others. Ms. Schneider relevant areas of expertise include 1) Technical: Maternal/child and neonatal health, Reproductive Health/Family planning, Community based PHC, HIV/AIDS prevention and care; 2) Programmatic: Program design and evaluation, Work plan development, Program management, Capacity development/ mentoring, QA/QI and M&E, Systems development, Conceptualization, writing, presentation - English and Spanish.