MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – July 11, 2019 – Singularity University, a global community with a mission to educate, inspire, and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to help solve humanity’s grand challenges, has announced the formation of 17 new community Chapters and 21 Chapter renewals. The addition of new Chapters in Bangladesh, Trinidad & Tobago, and Sri Lanka brings the total number of SingularityU Chapters to 172 in 72 countries.New SingularityU Chapters have been formed in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Abuja, Nigeria; Adelaide, Australia; Ahmedabad, India; Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala; Betim, Brazil; Brisbane, Australia; Canberra, Australia; Colombo, Sri Lanka; Debe-Penal, Trinidad & Tobago; Dhaka, Bangladesh; Erode, India; Fairfield-Westchester, USA; Guarulhos, Brazil; Pucon, Chile; Ribeirão Preto, Brazil; and Washington DC Metro, USA.Chapter license renewals have been granted to Bogotá, Colombia; Bordeaux, France; Campinas, Brazil; Cascais Lisbon, Portugal; Cordoba, Argentina; Curitiba, Brazil; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Manila, Philippines; Monterrey, Mexico; Porto Alegre, Brazil; Salamanca, Spain; San Jose, Costa Rica; Sydney, Australia; Trieste, Italy; Trivandrum, India; Vancouver, Canada; and Vienna, Austria.There are now 25 Chapters located across the United States, and growing interest and community membership has led to the addition of a second Chapter in four countries: Chile, Guatemala, Nigeria, and United Arab Emirates.Chapter application and review periods occur quarterly, with the Q3 Chapter application process opening today, July 11th. Innovators interested in supporting the SU mission by establishing a SingularityU Chapter can learn more by visiting su.org/chapters/apply.“The global network of Chapters at Singularity University hosts events in their local communities to explore and develop skills around the ideas of exponential technology, social impact, and abundance,” said Dharmishta Rood, Singularity University’s Managing Director of Community. “By participating in these events, attendees gain access to a network of impact-driven peers, mentors, and potential collaborators from a wide range of professional experiences including entrepreneurs, policymakers, designers, academics, and business and NGO leaders.”The newly approved SingularityU Abuja Chapter in Nigeria is jumping straight into the mix by holding its Chapter Launch today at the Redbridge Healthcare Innovation Place (RHIPFactory) in Abuja, Nigeria, at 6pm local time. Interested members of the public are invited to attend.Chapter leadership teams represent a diversity of perspectives and experiences and demonstrate community-building skills that align with overall SingularityU Chapter goals. New Chapter and leadership team information is listed below, and you can read about these Chapters in their founders’ own words on the SU Blog.
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