Aaron_Stupple

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
10%
To which causes?: 
Global poverty
For how long?: 
Throughout my life
Selected past donations: 
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Donations I've helped influence: 
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3,000
March 2017

Views and values

Moral philosophy: 
Consequentialist/utilitarian (or think that this covers the most important considerations)
Causes you think you should devote resources to: 
Global poverty
Animal welfare
Improving rationality or science
Existential risk (other)
Far future concerns (besides existential risk)
Cause prioritization
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Hours a month spent on these activities: 
5
Diet: 
Vegan
Other social movements identified with: 
Transhumanist
Skeptic/atheist
Causes and communities you're interested in: 
Animal welfare
Earn-to-give
Effective giving
Entrepreneurship
Existential risk and far future causes
Global poverty
Movement-building
Prioritization research
Rationality
Synthetic biology risk

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2016
Groups you're a member of: 
The 'Effective Altruists' Facebook group
Giving What We Can (you've taken the pledge)
Local EA group
Which factors were important in 'getting you into' Effective Altruism, or altering your actions in its direction?: 
The online EA community
Friends
Giving What We Can
80,000 Hours
Personal contact with an EA or EAs
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
0-5 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
Friend
What can the Effective Altruism community help you with? : 

I'm a generalist with lots of ideas that need critique.

What could you bring to the Effective Altruism community?: 

Broad knowledge base, philosophically and practically. Humor (hopefully).

Career

Planned career path: 
Earning to Give
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
I am currently working in this career path, and do not anticipate changing.
Current occupation or career: 

Physician - Hospitalist

Are you currently doing earning to give?: 
Yes
Any ways you could help others with their careers: 

Adivsing medical students and residents.

Demographics

Name: 
Aaron Stupple
Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Professional postgraduate degree
Country: 
United States
City: 
Northampton
Religious beliefs: 
Buddhist
Political views: 
Centre left
Full-time student?: 
No
Might you be able to let EAs stay with you at the moment?: 
Yes