Avital Balwit is a Research Scholar at the Future of Humanity Institute. Her research interests include governance in support of the long-term future, representation of future generations, AI policy and ethics, and the philosophical foundations of longtermism. Before FHI, Avital worked in US Senator Wyden’s Office and for the Partnership on AI. She holds a BA in Political and Social Thought from the University of Virginia. She will start a BPhil in Philosophy at Oxford in the Fall of 2021 as a Rhodes scholar.