Eva Alisic is a senior research fellow at Monash Injury Research Institute, with a background in Human Resource Management and Psychology. Her main area of interest is mental health after potentially traumatic events such as disaster, the sudden loss of a loved one, serious car crashes, and violence. She focuses in particular on how parents and emergency professionals can facilitate children’s psychological recovery. After completing her PhD at Utrecht University (the Netherlands) in 2011, she was a visiting scholar at the Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health and led a project at the Dutch Psychotrauma Center for Children and Youth to improve services for children exposed to fatal intimate partner violence. Eva has recently established the Trauma Recovery Lab, which uses a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods to obtain a broad perspective on child mental health after events that turn the world upside down. She is a member and past-Co-Chair of the Global Young Academy. The GYA provides a rallying point for outstanding young scientists from around the world to address topics of global importance.