My name is Meron Tessema. A Midwife, with master’s degree in public health and a collective 15 years of experience in clinical skilled care, Instructional designing, training facilitation and programme management. I am currently working as Partner and Grants Coordinator for Maternity Foundation with a primary role of building the safe delivery portfolio of Africa through capacitating health workers on Safe Delivery App use and its integration in to preservice and in-service arena. I aspire to become a role model leader for successor midwives worldwide. It is always wonderful to meet with people and build relationship. IDM serves the purpose of meeting with midwives, policy makers, leaders, and other influencers on top of sharing developments around midwives and midwifery care. I am excited to be a shadow facilitator on the 33rd IDM celebration.