Nicole Deutsch works with UNICEF’s management team in New York to coordinate, track, and communicate the rollout of priority improvement initiatives across the globe. Prior to her current role as senior advisor for change management, she was the chief of the polio section in the UNICEF India office during its successful elimination of polio and the program’s culmination and transition to broader health. A sociologist and strategic planner, Nicole has 20 years of experience in the UNICEF and UN systems in development and humanitarian work across the globe. She has worked in several regions in a variety of country settings—including Africa (Nigeria), Asia (Japan and India), and Latin America and the Caribbean (Haiti and Panama)—and worked for several years at the UNICEF headquarters in New York City and Geneva. Her focus has been on advocacy, communication, and multiparty/interagency partnerships as well as program coordination, policy, and strategic planning. In addition to polio, she has worked on HIV/AIDS, postcrisis transition, change management, child marriage, and UN reform/coherence strategies, especially UN reform and interagency symmetry. Nicole has a Master’s in Sociology from Columbia University. Her research focused on migrations, xenophobia, and urban and gender studies.