Susi Snyder is the Nuclear Disarmament Programme Leader for IKV Pax Christi in the Netherlands. Previously, Susi served as the Secretary General of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, based at their International Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland where she monitored various issues under the aegis of the United Nations, including sustainable development, human rights, and disarmament. Ms. Snyder has presented papers and testimony at countless international conferences and in 2009 was one of the first civil society representatives to deliver a statement to the Conference on Disarmament, the world’s sole permanent multilateral disarmament negotiating forum. She has also spoken at more than 40 U.S. governmental hearings regarding nuclear weapons, power and waste, including presentations to the National Academy of Sciences, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and the Department of Energy. In 2001, Susi was named a "Hero of Las Vegas" by the Las Vegas City Life newspaper.