Abbie Taylor

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
10%
To which causes?: 
Global poverty
Global health
For how long?: 
Until I retire
Past donations: 

Your views and values

Moral philosophy: 
Consequentialist/utilitarian
Causes you think you should devote resources to: 
Global poverty
Animal welfare
Far future concerns (besides existential risk)
Cause prioritization
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

Promoting EA ideas
Donating

Hours a month spent on these activities: 
10
Diet: 
Vegetarian
Other social movements identified with: 
Skeptic/atheist

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2012
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?: 
Personal contact with an EA or EAs
80,000 Hours
Giving What We Can
Local chapter of an EA organisation
Organisations you've volunteered or worked for: 
80,000 Hours
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
11-20 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
80,000 Hours

Your career

Planned career path: 
Direct medical work and research/advocacy of EA work
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
67%-100% chance I will take this path in the future.

Demographics

Gender: 
Female
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Professional postgraduate degree
Country: 
United Kingdom
City: 
Oxford
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Full-time student?: 
Yes
Might you be able to let EAs stay with you at the moment?: 
Yes