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Hilal Eda Arpaci

Founder of EA Ankara

Ankara

Turkey

Founded a local city group, EA Ankara in 2020, interested in growing the EA community in Turkey. Qualified lawyer in Turkey interested in tech and the law, in partciular, information and cyber security.

AI strategy and policy

AI safety technical research

EA community building

Effective giving

Existential risk (other)

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Firat Akova

PhD / Warwick, ECCP Global Priorities Institute Participant, EA Turkey Founder

Istanbul

Turkey

PhD / Warwick, ECCP Global Priorities Institute Participant, EA Turkey Founder

Global poverty / International development

Longtermism

Effective giving

Global priorities research

Climate change

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Quratul Aain Zainab

Previous organizer at EA Dubai

London

United Kingdom

Also organized virtual EA Middle East events. Please reach out if you're interested in community building in that region. Current Mathematics with Economics student at the LSE in London where I also facilitate the EA fellowship program. Originally from Pakistan.

AI strategy and policy

AI safety technical research

EA community building

Effective giving

Existential risk (other)

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Aishwarya Gurung

EA Nepal Co-founder

Kathmandu

Nepal

Co-founder of EA Nepal.

AI strategy and policy

AI safety technical research

Career planning

EA community building

Effective giving

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Tushant Jha

Researcher working on AI Alignment, currently Visiting Scholar at Future of Humanity Institute.

Bangalore

India

Been involved in the EA and Longtermist community since 2017, and have held different research positions doing academic or independent EA-related research. Have either supported chapter-level initiatives in EA Bangalore and EA Singapore in the past, and country-level initiatives across EA India chapters.

Longtermism

AI safety technical research

Institutional decision-making

AI strategy and policy

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Sahil Kulshrestha

Former EA Bangalore Co-organizer

Chennai

India

Discovered EA c. 2013 via the rationality movement (LessWrong). Used to be a software engineer, switched to math to help contribute to AI safety fundamental research

Longtermism

EA community building

Improving rationality, decision making, or science

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Kaartik Nagarajan

EA Malaysia Volunteer Organiser

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

Introduced to EA in Mid 2019 after being gifted Doing Good Better. Strong interest in spreading EA Ideas in Malaysia. Currently on a Gap Year. Cofounder of a Startup (For Profit Social Enterprise) and runs a Web Development Enterprise. Intends to pursue CS for a degree.

Career planning

EA community building

Effective giving

Global poverty / International development

Longtermism

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Yi-Yang Chua

Full-time community manager at EA Singapore, volunteer organiser at EA Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

Previously a Teach for Malaysia fellow, and an in-house consultant/project manager. Broad interests in various EA related areas, with specific interest in community building and local priorities research.

AI safety technical research

AI strategy and policy

Biosecurity and pandemic preparedness

Career planning

Alternative proteins / Clean meat

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Jia Yuan Loke

Summer Research Fellow at the Center on Long-Term Risk.

London

United Kingdom

Previously: Centre for AI and Data Governance, Singapore; Mercy for Animals.

AI strategy and policy

Alternative proteins / Clean meat

EA community building

Improving rationality, decision making, or science

Institutional decision-making

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Zhi Xuan Tan

Board Member, EA Singapore. AI alignment researcher at MIT.

Cambridge, MA

United States of America

Multi-disciplinary researcher working on AI that better understands and conforms to human preferences, intentions, norms, and values. Advisor to EA Singapore on AI and long-termist cause areas.

AI safety technical research

EA community building

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Pooja Chandwani

Co-founder of EA Singapore. Part of EA Microsoft.

Singapore

Singapore

Been part of EA community in Singapore since 2015. Part of EA Microsoft since 2019. Interested in AI alignment.

AI strategy and policy

Effective giving

Longtermism

Improving rationality, decision making, or science

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Jia Yang Li

EA Singapore volunteer. Might start a uni chapter

Singapore

Singapore

Heard about EA in 2015-16 ish, started helping out more in 2018

AI strategy and policy

AI safety technical research

Biosecurity and pandemic preparedness

Alternative proteins / Clean meat

Climate change

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Jonathan Ng

EA NUS Founder

Singapore

Singapore

Founder of EA NUS, Software Engineer interested in earning to give, AI

AI strategy and policy

AI safety technical research

Biosecurity and pandemic preparedness

Career planning

Alternative proteins / Clean meat

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Fandi Andrian

Co-Founder of EA Indonesia. Starting the EA network in Indonesia.

Jakarta

Indonesia

Started the EA outreach in Indonesia since 2019. Currently work at mental health startup, Riliv. Excited to find more like-minded (EA) people in Indonesia.

Career planning

EA community building

Animal welfare

Mental health

Longtermism

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Lenz Dagohoy

EA Blue Co-founder and Organiser; Student researcher at Ateneo Innovation Center

Manila

Philippines

Lenz is the current VP for Communications and Research of EA Blue. She is studying physics at Ateneo de Manila University. She is also working on climate science, optical engineering and education research at Ateneo Innovation Center.

EA community building

Longtermism

Existential risk (other)

Institutional decision-making

Global priorities research

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Luis Costigan

Founder of EA Japan

Tokyo

Japan

Founded EA Japan in July 2018 after taking a personal interest in EA in 2015. Career interests in data science, machine learning and research.

Effective giving

EA community building

Longtermism

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Brian Tan

Co-Founder of EA Philippines and Senior Product Designer at First Circle

Manila

Philippines

I co-founded EA Philippines in November 2018 and am one of the 3 main organizers of the group. I am also a Senior Product Designer at First Circle, a FinTech company in Manila.

EA community building

Global poverty / International development

Animal welfare

Mental health

AI strategy and policy