Cheryl Ng is the Startup Ecosystem Consultant who published the Digital Public Goods (DPG) Accelerator Guide to support entrepreneurs and accelerators to develop and scale solutions that are DPGs. She managed the Digital Public Goods pathfinding pilots across 10 countries to support UNICEF country offices in identifying and implementing DPG solutions with multi-layered approaches from the creation of DPGs by entrepreneurs to building local capacity of government on integrating DPGs into their Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI). From working at a multi-national technology corporation, an international social enterprise to now international development – she worked on a global team partnering and engaging the startup, student, and community developer community at Microsoft and served on the board of a youth empowerment Canadian non-profit organization, Power Unit Youth Organization. In Cambodia, Cheryl has led the design and execution of the first pilot incubation program at UNDP, Bluetribe, which launched during the COVID-19 pandemic, under UNDP Cambodia to help incubate young entrepreneurs and their startups within 6 months in partnership amongst private sector, local government entities, and international organizations in South East Asia. She then moved to working at Platform Impact as the Head of Venture Building to build the growth business strategy and investment proposals for operational size businesses in Cambodia. In 2021, she wrote a guidebook for ecosystem support organizations on what existing model of activities are in Cambodia, what works and/or doesn’t for a specific demographic or stage of a startup, and what success factors organizations measure their indicators on. Cheryl is known for her passionate entrepreneurial spirit to create better & equal economic development opportunities, strengthening local communities and startup ecosystems, and enabling an equitable digital transformation where solutions and services are accessible to and benefit the most vulnerable.