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Effective Thesis project is run by the Czech Effective Altruism Chapter, which promotes effective altruism in the Czech Republic with various programs such as the first European CFAR workshop and "Pomáhej efektivně", a project helping to improve effectiveness of the Czech charitable sectors.

David Janků

David (email) has Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Masaryk University and MSc in Organizational Psychology from the University of Leeds. His studies focused on leadership effectiveness, employee selection and training and remote work effectiveness. In terms of effective altruism, he is most interested in prioritisation and connecting community. David has helped to develop local effective altruism chapter as a local coordinator and now runs the Effective Thesis project.

David Horák

David (email) works in Prague as a media analyst. He studied Economic Policy and International Relations at Masaryk University in Brno and spent a semester abroad at Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius. David is most interested in extreme poverty and political reform. He is responsible for the content of this website.

Daniel Hnyk

Daniel (email) graduated in Mathematical Informatics at the Faculty of Nuclear and Physical Engineering of Czech Technical University in Prague. His research mainly focuses on data science and machine learning, in which he also runs his business. Daniel is the founder of the Czech branch of the LessWrong rationalist community, and he is also involved in founding our Czech Effective Altruism Chapter, where he now serves as a strategic coordinator. In the Effective Thesis project, he is in charge of maintaining this website.