Singularity University Announces 6 New and 28 Renewal SingularityU Chapters

SANTA CLARA, CA – October 3rd, 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 6 new community Chapters and 28 Chapter renewals. With the addition of Romania, there are now a total of 178 SingularityU Chapters in 73 countries.

New SingularityU Chapters have been formed in Bhopal, India; Bucharest, Romania; Calgary, Canada; Galicia, Spain; Mannheim-Heidelberg, Germany; and, Salvador, Brazil.

Chapter license renewals have been granted to Athens, Greece; Austin, USA; Bilbao, Spain; Bratislava, Slovakia; Brussels, Belgium; Buenos Aires, Argentina ;Chennai, India; Delhi, India; Guatemala City, Guatemala; Istanbul, Turkey; Kyoto, Japan; Lagos, Nigeria; Lima, Peru; Milan, Italy; Minneapolis-St. Paul, USA; Montreal, Canada; Mumbai, India; Munich, Germany; New York City, USA; Phoenix, USA; San Diego, USA; San Salvador, El Salvador; São Paulo, Brazil; Seattle, USA; Sevilla, Spain; St Louis, USA; Taipei, Taiwan; and Tokyo, Japan.

There are now 17 Chapters in Brazil, 10 Chapters in India, 7 Chapters in Spain, 6 Chapters in Canada, and 5 Chapters in Germany.

Chapter application and review periods occur quarterly, with the Q4 Chapter application process opening today, October 3rd. 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.”

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 each Chapter in their team’s own words on the SU Blog.

New SingularityU Chapters and leadership teams:

SingularityU Bhopal (India)

Akankssha Gupta, Anurag Padmanabhan, Dilip Dubey

SingularityU Bucharest (Romania)

Ciprian Negura, Diana Stafie, Maria Margarit, Radu Manolescu, Victor Iancu

SingularityU Calgary (Canada)

Justine Croft, Matt Boudreau, Sandi MacGregor, Stephan Becker

SingularityU Galicia (Spain)

Beatriz Lorenzo Miguez, Christian Delgado von Eitzen, Jaime Pérez Martín-Gaitero

SingularityU Mannheim-Heidelberg (Germany)

Andrea Kranzer, Bodo Brückner, Frank Rust, Georg Fischer, Karin Arregui, Raoul Haschke, Thomas Prexl, Ulrike Faye

SingularityU Salvador (Brazil)

Flávia Paixão, Marcus Casaes, Maria Pereira

Renewed SingularityU Chapters and leadership teams

SingularityU Athens (Greece) (renewal – new license holder)

Kallissa Apostolidis, Niki Siropoulou

SingularityU Austin (USA) (renewal – new license holder)

Christa Clark, Cliff Sze, Daniel Marcos, Estuardo Robles, Jase Strasburg, Juan Gonzalez, Olga Pechnenko, Pedro Ruíz, Ricardo Viso

SingularityU Bilbao (Spain) (renewal)

Diego Soroa, Gorka Muñecas, Pablo Orduña

SingularityU Bratislava (Slovakia) (renewal)

David Stancel, Dusky Matuska, Juraj Bednar, Marek Jacko, Marianna Jablonskaa

SingularityU Brussels (Belgium) (renewal)

Johan Cattersel, Jonas Van Riel, Mercy Njima

SingularityU Buenos Aires (Argentina) (renewal – new license holder)

Agustina Paz, Alan Gegenschatz, Diego Rodrigo Pereyra, Federico Marque, Fredi David Vivas

SingularityU Chennai (India) (renewal)

Arun Subbiah, Bhavesh Shah, Kiran Reddy, Monica Sethiya, Ratheesh Krishnan

SingularityU Delhi (India) (renewal)

Nitesh Jain, Rishi Khemka, Vipul Jain

SingularityU Guatemala City (Guatemala) (renewal – new license holder)

Isabella Gonzalez, Paola Fernandez, Sofía Hegel, Ximena Vargas

SingularityU Istanbul (Turkey) (renewal – new license holder)

Aykan Rasitoglu, Bahar Sen

SingularityU Kyoto (Japan) (renewal)

Jay Klaphake, Jun Suto, Keita Ogushi, Narimasa Makino, Toshiko Asai, Yoshiyasu Kitahara

SingularityU Lagos (Nigeria) (renewal)

Aima Nwafor-Ohiwerei, Damilola Thompson, Samuel Uduma, Uly Ogwah

SingularityU Lima (Peru) (renewal)

Gary Urteaga, Irina Rymshina

SingularityU Milan (Italy) (renewal – new license holder)

Emil Olaru, Giovanni Mocchi, Mauro Blanco

SingularityU Minneapolis-St. Paul (USA) (renewal)

Annie Nelson, Josef Siebert, Joseph Barisonzi, Maria Dayton, Mark Ritchie, Mo Schriner, Nick Tietz, Ryan Weber

SingularityU Montreal (Canada) (renewal)

Doron Altman, Hal Myers, Jean-Pierre Arcoragi, Leonardo Mendes, Mathieu Drouin, Tom Boushel

SingularityU Mumbai (India) (renewal)

Bhavik Chinai, Krishna Chokhani, Saket Agarwal

SingularityU Munich (Germany) (renewal – new license holder)

Bettina Redl, Marc Frey, Oliver T. Hellriegel

SingularityU New York City (USA) (renewal – new license holder)

Alan Pereira, Ali Aksu, Brian E. Kurtz, Kunal Sood, Laura Muranaka, Michael Benjamin, Rachel McPherson, Sidney Nakahodo

SingularityU Phoenix (USA) (renewal)

Carl Kasalek, Sheila Kloefkorn

SingularityU San Diego (USA) (renewal – new license holder)

Amber Brandner, Ben Badiee, Elizabeth Dreicer, Niki Faldemolaei, Shay Badiee

SingularityU San Salvador (El Salvador) (renewal)

Edwin Rivas, Federico J. Rivas, Nahomy Hernandez

SingularityU São Paulo (Brazil) (renewal)

Alexandre Uehara, Barbara Olivier, Conrado Schlochauer, Mariane Takahashi, Raul Evangelista

SingularityU Seattle (USA) (renewal)

Ani Chahal Honan, Joe Honan, Manvir Dhaliwal, MyLe Goel

SingularityU Sevilla (Spain) (renewal – new license holder)

David Vidal Lorente, Elena Ibáñez, Jaime Gómez, Luis B. Salgado Benítez, Pepe Zapata, Remedios Fernández, Sara Fontenla

SingularityU St Louis (USA) (renewal – new license holder)

Gabe Angieri, Patricia Hagen, Pradip Das, Tamarah Usher

SingularityU Taipei (Taiwan) (renewal)

Chun-Hao Huang, Ju-Chun (JC) Ko, Kun Chieh (Kim) Chang

SingularityU Tokyo (Japan) (renewal)

Jovan Rebolledo Mendez, Kazunori Saito


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