Raelyn Campbell is an international policy expert who believes in the power of effective partnerships to solve complex global challenges. She is passionate about leveraging technology to improve health and empower women in developing countries.
Raelyn designs and drives international strategies and advises leaders at top global organizations. As special advisor at the United Nations Foundation, she worked on such issues as immunization and mhealth. At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, she led Asia-Pacific government relations and built advocacy coalitions. She has also led policy initiatives at the National Bureau of Asian Research, the Advanced Medical Technology Association, the Pacific Council on International Policy and the Japanese Diet.
Over the last two decades, she has forged partnerships to catalyze more than $3 billion to support access to healthcare around the world, including pioneering a $65-million innovative financing partnership for polio eradication that was a finalist for the 2014 OECD Development Assistance Committee “Taking Development Innovation to Scale” award.
Raelyn completed studies in international policy at the University of Tokyo Graduate School on a Japanese government (Monbusho) scholarship, after graduating magna cum laude from Occidental College, and speaks fluent Japanese.