Ajeya Cotra

Ajeya Cotra
Senior Research Analyst
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Ajeya is helping to build out a systematic impact evaluation function at Open Phil, with a particular focus on building better methods for quantitatively estimating impact in cause areas with limited feedback loops, such as ones based on a long-termist worldview. She also works on improving recruiting and training of new Research Analysts. She joined the Open Philanthropy Project in July 2016 as a Research Analyst. Ajeya has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley, where she founded the Effective Altruists of Berkeley student group and taught a course on effective altruism.