Susan Davis
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Susan Davis

Executive Director
Improve International

Improve Internationalpromotes sustainedwater and sanitation services by supporting evidence-based funding and program design. Susan has23years of leadership roles in both the for-profit and non-profit worlds. She served on the boards of the Millennium Water Alliance, WASHAdvocates, and the Georgia Tech Alumni Association. Susan has evaluated international development projects in 18 countries.She managed a $1 million water and sanitation in schools project in four provinces in China.Susan has collaborated with many actors in the international development world, including corporations, foundations, networks, research institutions, and non-profit organizations.She is a contributing editor at Engineering for Change.

Before founding Improve International, she was on the Senior Management Team at Water For People and led them to transformative approaches to water and sanitation problems. She began her work in international development with WaterPartners International (now, and has also worked with CARE USA (including a secondment to the Coca-Cola 2008 Olympic Project Group as Environmental Programs Director), and ABB Environmental Services.

She holds a Masters of Public Health degree from The George Washington University and a BS degree in Applied Biology from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her full profile can be found here: