inSTEDD iLab Southeast Asia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Channé Suy Lan has 12+ years of experience in co-designing and launching innovative initiatives to improve public health, education and social justice for communities in Southeast Asia, with her main focus being Cambodia.
Channé believes that human cooperation is critical for public health preparedness and response. Her work on Cambodia’s 115 National Health hotline has proven that belief. The hotline is credited for identifying 90% of the early COVID-19 cases in Cambodia and was the principal means of providing timely information to the public.
Channé also initiated the ICT4D Solution Incubator Program for Cambodia to empower development actors to strategically and effectively integrate ICTs in social programs to maximize the reach to community and social impact.
In addition, Channé has served as an Advisory Council Member, Principles for Digital Development at Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) at the United Nation Foundation. Channé was also an advisory board member for the mHealth research study of the University of Washington as well as an advisory board of Impact Hub Phnom Penh and an advisory board member for USAID project – Development Innovation.
Channé graduated with a Master’s Degree in Computer Application from Bangalore University, India and she is a fellow at the Equity Initiative.