Jessica McCurdy

Contractor at Centre for Effective Altruism and Operations Intern at Rethink Charity

I am the Senior Advisor for Yale Effective Altruism and previously was on a community-building grant running it full time.

I enjoy cooking, hiking, photography, long philosophical discussions on ethics, and meeting people in EA!


Happy to chat with group organizers about: task management for groups, facilitating discussions, running retreats, running Fellowships, making groups more welcoming, group strategy, and facilitating group handovers

Looking for

I will be graduating in December 2021 and will be looking for a full-time position for post-graduation. :)

You can find my resume for EA Community Building and Ops roles here:

Additionally, I would love to hear about various opportunities that I can share with Yale EA members. I have a really great group of students who are looking for high-impact opportunities.

Cause Areas

  • Long-term future
  • Improving institutional decision making
  • EA community building
  • Global priorities research
  • Building EA communities
  • Global health and development
  • AI strategy & policy

Building EA communities

Giving Pledges Taken
  • Giving What We Can
Available to volunteer


Areas of expertise
  • Psychology
  • Operations
  • Management
  • Movement building
  • Public speaking
  • Recruitment
  • Event planning and logistics
  • Software engineering
  • Psychology of Decision Making
Career interest areas
  • Movement building
  • Event planning and logistics
  • Operations
  • Management
Open to job offers


Organisational affiliations
Centre for Effective Altruism, Rethink Charity
  • EA group organizers
  • Operations managers
  • Women/non-binary people
  • LGBTQ+
  • People managers
Local group membership
Yale Effective Altruism
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