Ajeya Cotra

Ajeya Cotra
Senior Research Analyst
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Ajeya Cotra is a Senior Research Analyst at Open Philanthropy. She’s currently thinking about how difficult it may be to ensure AI systems pursue the right goals. Previously, she worked on a framework for estimating when transformative AI may be developed, as well as various cause prioritization and worldview diversification projects. She joined Open Philanthropy in July 2016 as a Research Analyst. Ajeya received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley, where she co-founded the Effective Altruists of Berkeley student group and taught a course on effective altruism.