Connie Man Hei Siu

Region: Eastern and South-Eastern Asia
Hong Kong, China
Digital Health | Internet Governance | Digital Transformation | STEM education | Biomedical sciences and technologies
Connie is a UN ITU Generation Connect Youth Envoy dedicated to STEM for social good in sustainable and inclusive development. She engages in Internet Governance and digital transformation by representing youths at UN Internet Governance Forums and UN consultations, mentoring young fellows, together with coordinating ISOC youth initiatives related to digital technologies; these experiences led her to be an IGF workshops organizer, ITU Junior Policy Analyst, “ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2022” youth delegate, “ITU WTDC Youth Summit” ambassador, “Huawei Seeds for the Future” ITU-nominated youth representative, and “UNMGCY Science-Policy Interface” technology focal point, focusing on current and upcoming digital-related opportunities and challenges, including digital health, fintech, AI, misinformation, digital privacy, accessibility, and youth innovation. She also bridges the digital divide via mobile technologies in local communities with youths, promotes ed-tech in schools, and is invited as a youth panellist in international meetings and strategy planning. Additionally, she majors in biomedical engineering with a passion for e-health; frequently holding STEM-related workshops for students, she is the bearer of numerous well-recognised innovation and technology awards (e.g. HSBC), and has contributed to a global scientific journal that empowers young changemakers and publishes STEM-based solutions, with a focus on digital technologies and physical sciences.