Rebecca Jackson Stoeckle



Rebecca Jackson Stoeckle is a vice president within EDC’s Health and Human Development Division, where she directs initiatives in health and technology, with an emphasis on e-learning. She designs innovative, technology-based products that address some of the world’s foremost health and education challenges. Her signature projects have improved access to services for people with disabilities in the developing world, helped military veterans ease the symptoms of PTSD, and offered global entrepreneurs the online skills training they need to build a better life.

Stoeckle’s work is characterized by strategic partnerships with clinicians, policymakers, community members, and end users, leading to products that are both learner centered and research based. Her work has been funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Veterans Administration, and Hewlett-Packard and has received national recognition and awards for excellence in innovation and sustainable systems change.

Stoeckle received a BA from Stanford University and was a Sage Fellow at Cornell University.

“Digital health tools that allow patients to self-monitor and manage symptoms in between clinician visits have the potential to transform health care.”

Speaking Highlights

A Better Kind of Selfie: Veteran-Directed Digital for Mental Health

Stanford Medicine X
Stanford, CA
September 1, 2015

Entrepreneurship and Innovation as Engines for Growth

Moderated discussion, Social Innovation Summit
UN General Assembly, New York, NY
May 1, 2013

Challenge Meets Solution

Online Educa Berlin
January 1, 2013

Selected Resources


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