Channé Suy Lan, who hails from Kampong Cham, Cambodia, 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.
As the Regional Director of InSTEDD and leader of iLab Southeast Asia, a technology-based NGO, Channé has worked on digital disease detection in the Mekong Basin Region, in partnership with the Ministries of Health of the countries. Channé 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 leading the iLab, Channé also serves 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 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 Masters Degree in Computer Application from Bangalore University, India, Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Norton University in Cambodia, and she is a fellow in the Equity Initiative.
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