Emmanuel Alain Kibicho
Emmanuel Alain Kibicho

Emmanuel is a freshman from Nairobi, Kenya. He is a prospective Political Science major. With the knowledge gained from the fellowship, he hopes to get involved with NGOs in developing countries.

Ali Merali
Ali Merali

Ali is a Londoner and Economics grad student, freshly moved into the States. Always happy to discuss any of the economics-related areas of EA (which he’ll claim are most of them!), he’s hoping to complete his PhD looking at AI safety from a game theoretic lens.

Amber James
Amber James

Amber is from Richmond, Virginia and is a Master of Public Health student studying Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases. Currently she is interested in medicine and research in disease control during humanitarian crises. She is excited to be a part of the Yale Effective Altruism Fellowship so she can learn how to humbly make the greatest impact with her MPH degree.

Brady Rowe
Brady Rowe

Brady, MPH ’21 Candidate, is an Arkansan with a background in the fields of Cognitive Enhancement and agriculture as it relates to optimum human performance. He is attracted to the EA community for its data-driven approach to answering some of the biggest questions facing our time. How can we be better than we were yesterday, and how do we do it in a way that provides the most amount of good for the people who surround us?

Crystal Wang
Crystal Wang

Crystal ’23 is from San Diego, CA. Crystal is a prospective Economics & Math joint major. Crystal learned about effective altruism while Wikipedia-diving one night and was drawn in by its evidence-based approach, especially since it’s easy to feel helpless and/or aimless in the quest to do good.

Dana Kim
Dana Kim

Dana is from a small beach town in Maryland. As a prospective MCDB major with hopes of entering the medical field, she hopes to learn how she can help others the most effectively throughout her career.

Jasmin Baier
Jasmin Baier

Jasmin, who is originally from Austria, completed her B.Sc. in Socioeconomics at Vienna University of Economics and Business and is now specializing in Development and Cognitive Economics in her Master’s at Yale. In the past couple of years she has tried many different approaches to find a so-called ‘meaningful’ way to spend her professional life. From Social Entrepreneurship in Togo, to the Austrian National Bank, Consulting and a Data4Good Start-Up – yet, it wasn’t until she found EA that she really believed she could finally find a career worth pursuing.

Jon Zhou
Jon Zhou

Jon moved from Chicago, IL to Yale for his Master of Public Health program. He is interested in putting factors from medicine, law, politics, and management together to improve his community and global health outcomes. He joined YEA to transform his perspectives into actions. In his free time, you will find him taking photos, going on trips, and giving Yale tours.

Priyanka Bisarya
Priyanka Bisarya

Priyanka (Priya) is a second year student in the School of Medicine from San Diego, California. When she was an undergraduate, a philosophy professor introduced her to EA, and the rest is history. It has given her a framework to live by and has shaped the way she has thought about her choices in her career and personal life, and she hopes to continue to engage with EA for many years to come.

Sevi Burget-Foster
Sevi Burget-Foster

Sevi is a first-year from the small town of Charlotte, Vermont, where she has worked on small-scale service projects. She looks forward to expanding the scope of her service to do the most good, most effectively, with YEA.

Sofia Charania
Sofia Charania

Sofia is a third year medical student at Yale, but is originally from Chicago. She is interested in human behavior and decision making. When she’s not in school, she loves fashion, pilates, and podcasts!

Sofia Ribeiro
Sofia Ribeiro

Sofia is a MAM student at Yale School of Management. She is originally from Portugal and has lived in 10 countries. As a medical doctor specialized in Public Health, she is truly passionate about global health challenges and wants to address them in her career path. While doing her PhD in HIV in vulnerable populations, she has realized how the allocation of resources is not always evidence-based, and she wants to make a change. Sofia believes that the fellowship will help her to shape her career and to find effective ways of helping others.

Stephanie Hu
Stephanie Hu

Stephanie is a first-year from New Jersey. She chose to join Effective Altruism because she feels that too often people’s attempts to do good fall short of their goals because they fail to use reason and evidence to plan their actions. Outside of trying to do as much good as possible, she enjoys learning biology, playing tennis, skiing, and listening to country music.