Lauren Reed

Lauren Reed has over seven years of experience in international development, research and policy analysis in the U.S. and China. Currently she is a senior analyst in Qualcomm’s Government Affairs group, where she directs the global monitoring and evaluation (M&E) portfolio for Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™. The Wireless Reach initiative strives to strengthen economic and social development by bringing advanced wireless technologies to underserved communities around the world. As the M&E lead, she develops and implements M&E strategy and systems that provide defensible data demonstrating the tangible benefits of advanced wireless technologies in addressing global challenges.

Previously she authored international policy papers as a research analyst at the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and as a consultant for the Center for American Progress. She holds a master’s degree in International Affairs, with a focus on quantitative analysis, from the University of California San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy.

Posts by Lauren Reed

Data for Healthy Hearts: Measuring the Impact of the Wireless Heart Health Program in Rural China

Doctors Ren Nianbao and Xie Guangguo have worked at the Lang Mao Shan Clinic in rural China for 20 years. Approximately one-fifth of their patients suffer from cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), one of the leading causes of death in China. In the past, the clinic relied on a conventional, 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) machine to screen for […]

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