Liya Kebede is an internationally recognized supermodel, actress, designer, maternal health advocate and mother. She is the founder of the Liya Kebede Foundation, a Goodwill Ambassador for the World Health Organization’s maternal and child health program, a Champion for an HIV Free Generation and an Advisory Board member for the Mothers Day Every Day campaign.

Throughout the developing world, women die in childbirth for lack of the simplest things: soap, clean sheets, and trained birth attendants. Model Liya Kebede is part of the new movement to prevent these deaths.