President and co-founder of Effective Altruism Québec
Mati has been part of the LessWrong community for many years. In 2016, Mati has helped create the Macroscope — an intentional community of people interested in rationality and effective altruism. Since then, Mati has been helping with the local effective altruism community. Ze quitted zir programming job in August 2017 in order to devote more time to this project.
Co-founder of Effective Altruism Québec
Orpheus mostly cares about reducing x-risks through AI safety work.
Previous president of Effective Altruism McGill
Noga has been involved as a main organizer of the McGill Effective Altruism group since the fall 2016. She’s interested in working toward reducing the risk of pandemics. She has interned at the Center for Health Security during the summer 2018, and is currently working in a viral vaccine bioprocessing group in McGill University.
Gabriel Yahya Haage is a PhD student at McGill University in the Natural Resource Sciences department (Renewable Resources, Neotropical concentration). He is part of the E4A (Economics for the Anthropocene) and BESS (Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainability) programs. His background is in Biology and the Environmental Sciences. He’s doing an internship with Effective Altruism Québec exploring different formats and audiences in Giving Games.
Jordon is currently studying philosophy at the University of Toronto. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Guelph in Ontario, in French studies and literature. He did an internship in summer 2019 under the supervision of Sophie Pelland, during which he initiated work for a review on interventions for Early Childhood Development.
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