Mahader Tamene is a second year master’s student in the Global Health and Population Department. Her concentrations are Maternal and Child Health as well as Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases. Upon graduation, she hopes to work in some capacity on issues related to Maternal and Child Health in Africa. Mahader worked with the Informed Decisions for Action (IDEAS) project in Ethiopia in the Summer of 2013 in preparation for a baseline survey of a nationwide program, the Community Based Newborn Care (CBNC) package. Mahader is returning to work with IDEAS this J-term as the team wraps up preliminary analysis of the baseline survey conducted in September of 2013.