Cari Tuna (born 1986) is an American journalist and philanthropist. She is the co-founder and president of Good Ventures, the president of Open Philanthropy, and a board member of GiveWell.


Tuna grew up in Evansville, Indiana. Both of her parents were medical doctors.  In high school, she was valedictorian, served as student council president, and founded her school’s Amnesty International chapter.[1] She studied political science at Yale University, where she received a BA degree in 2008.[2]

Journalism career

While pursuing her undergraduate studies, Tuna wrote extensively for Yale Daily News. She subsequently contributed to the Evansville Courier & Press, interned at the Minneapolis Star Tribune and, between 2008 and 2011, was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, where she covered the California economy, the real-estate market, and the higher-education system.[1][2]...

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