Susan Davis, MPH, is the founder and executive director of Improve International. An expert in sustainable global health and development, she has served on the boards of the Millennium Water Alliance, WASH Advocates, DRI’s Circuit Rider promotion efforts, and the Water Point Data Exchange. She previously worked with Water For People, CARE USA, and WaterPartners International (now water.org).
Projects in the global health and development sectors fail for a slew of reasons. Susan Davis from Improve International provides a step-by-step guide for hosting a "pre-mortem," a strategy in which a team imagines that a project has failed, and then works backward to determine what potentially lead to the failure.