MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – January 24, 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 creation of 15 new community Chapters, and 13 Chapter renewals, bringing the total of SingularityU Chapters worldwide to 142 in 66 countries. Burkina Faso, Luxembourg, and Malaysia join the SingularityU Chapter roster.New SingularityU Chapters have been formed in Bangalore, Gurgaon, and Kolkata, India; Basel, Switzerland; Jundiai and Contagem, Brazil; Durban, South Africa; Erie, PA, Grand Rapids, MI, and Raleigh Triangle, North Carolina; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Melbourne, Australia; Nuremberg, Germany; Ottawa, Canada; and Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Chapter renewals have been granted to Belo Horizonte and Recife, Brazil; Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa; Dublin, Ireland; Eindhoven, The Netherlands; London, United Kingdom; Los Angeles, CA, and Miami, FL; Singapore; and Warsaw, Poland. Brazil now has a total of 13 Chapters, India has five, and the United States has a total of 22 Chapters. The Chapters and their leadership teams are listed below, and you can read about these local Chapters in their founders’ own words on the SU Blog.Chapter application and review periods occur quarterly. The Q1 Chapter application process will open today, January 24, 2019, for innovators interested in supporting the SU mission by establishing a SingularityU Chapter. Visit su.org/chapters/apply to learn more.
“The global network of Chapters at Singularity University is engaging the local community around the ideas of exponential technology, social impact, and abundance,” said Dharmishta Rood, Singularity University’s senior director of Community Leadership. “These Chapters regularly host events in their local cities, engaging stakeholders across a wide range of professional experiences including entrepreneurs, policy makers, designers, academics, and business and NGO leaders. By participating in these local events, local attendees gain access to a network of impact-driven peers, mentors, and potential collaborators.”Chapter leadership teams represent a diversity of perspectives and experiences and demonstrate community-building skills that align with overall SingularityU Chapter goals.
Bruno Pfeiffer, Jennifer Cain Birkmose, Thomas Brenzikover
Cecília Araujo, Ednelson Rodela, Fabiano Birchal, Fabio Veras de Souza, Janayna Bhering, Jose Rubinger, Pedro Vaz, Washington Silvestre
Kyle Fraser, Mic Mann, Prasenjit Sinha, Vino Govender
George Espy, Nick Samsel, Jordan Fuller, Karl Sanchack
Armaan Kalsi, Hemant Sagar, Jaspreet Bindra, Rahul Khanna, Soaib Grewal, Tej Kapoor, Vivek Narain
Avelino Nader, Rodrigo Azevedo
Aditya Tuli, Heislyc Loh, Wen Shin Chia
Charles-Louis Machuron, Fabrice Testa, Marc Serres, Marina Andrieu, Pascal Steichen, Younis Hijazi
Abhinav Shrivastava, Cameron Jackson, Cerasela Tanasescu, Grant Downie
Andreas Gruss, Andreas Konrads, Jörg Dombrowski
Jane Howe, Jonathan Connelly, Kevin Armstrong, Tanya Woods, Tejas Sawant
Guibien Cléophas Zerbo, Jean Baptiste Millogo, Lawakilia Wilfried Drabo
Anna Martins, Filipe Ivo, Felipe Reis, Paola Carvalho, Roberta Assumpção
Anneke Veldink, Ingrid Van Tienen, Johan Treur, Nanny Huismans, Pim den Boer
Andrii Dligach, Galina Novikova, Igor Novikov, Maryna Maksymenko, Ron Fridman, Volodymyr Bandura
Christophe Pechoux, Dzera Kaytati, Maxson J.Y. Tee, Mitesh Soni, Niki Dembitz, Olga Savina, Robert Evans, Sri Sharma
Ewane Masango, Nathan Huie, Sheryar Adil
Ana Benatuil, Jasmin Rohman, Jocelyn Cortez Young, Natasha Tsakos, Richard Greco, Yuda Saydun
Henrique Castelletti, Jones Albuquerque, José Luiz Lima Filho, Mariana Nacarato, Onicio Leal Neto
Barbara Guerpillon, Charlie Ang, Dave Lim, Jack Sim, Justin Gadbois, Lee Chon Cheng, Soon Joo Gog, Steven Tucker
Jowita Michalska, Katarzyna Staroslawska, Magdalena MarchwickaFor more information about SingularityU Chapters, visit https://su.org/chapters/.
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