Alumni

Jake Carlson
Jake Carlson
Strategic Adviser - Future of Humanity Institute

Jake is a junior double majoring in EP&E and S&DS. When he’s not finishing sentences, he’s

Gabrielle Molina
Gabrielle Molina

Gabrielle is the founder and executive of Teaching Artists International, a 501c3 nonprofit that connects musicians to socially- driven music programs around the world. Her background focuses include nonprofit leadership and public education. She holds a Master of Arts in Teaching focusing on the intersections of music education and social development and three undergraduate degrees in Clarinet Performance, Spanish, and Global Studies. She is honored to be part of this fellowship and looks forward to using EA frameworks and concepts to make better informed decisions.

Mojmír Stehlík
Mojmír Stehlík
Strategy Advisor
Mojmír Stehlík comes from an obscure town on the east of Slovakia, from which he has moved to an even more obscure town in Bosnia and Herzegovina to attend an international high school before finally landing in the lovely New Haven.
Joshua Monrad
Joshua Monrad
Senior Adviser - Future of Humanity Institute, Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security
Joshua Teperowski Monrad ’20 hails from Denmark. He learned about Effective Altruism during his gap year, and it has not only changed his outlook on choosing a career path but also affected his choice of major at Yale.
Frankie Andersen-Wood
Frankie Andersen-Wood
Co-President - Forethought Foundation
Since encountering Effective Altruism in her freshman year, Frankie has taken the Giving What We Can Pledge and hopes to share the ideas behind effective altruism with the Yale community through her role in YEA.
Tan Zhi Xuan
Tan Zhi Xuan
Co-President (2015-2017)
Xuan joined the Yale Effective Altruists because they came to see it as one of the best ways to use their class privilege and relative wealth to improve the world, and hopes to use their position to help bridge the divide between social justice and effective altruism – a divide which rightfully shouldn’t exist.
Aaron Gertler
Aaron Gertler
Co-Founder - Centre for Effective Altruism
Aaron Gertler ’15 is the founder of Yale Effective Altruists. He likes effective altruism because it promotes clear thinking and makes the future a better place to live. He spends a lot of time thinking about how to convince people to do things. He also writes a blog on many topics, including effective altruism.
Tammy Pham
Tammy Pham
Co-Founder
Tammy Pham ’15 was born in Saigon, Vietnam, and is a Cognitive Science major interested in memory and how it shapes behavior and identity. She hopes that effective altruism will build a world in which people live longer, create more memories, and form many more good memories than bad.
Šimon Podhajský
Šimon Podhajský
Alumnus
Effective altruism appeals to Šimon Podhajský '15/'16 because anything worth doing is worth doing with a statistically significant effect. After graduation, he worked as a postgraduate associate at the Yale Decision Neuroscience Lab
Gabe Rissman
Gabe Rissman
Alumnus
Gabe Rissman is from Summit, NJ.  He is interested in doing the most possible good in his lifetime, and is particularly interested in existential threats to humanity.  Gabe enjoys philosophical discussions, climate change activism, and floating dance parties.