Adam Hoffman

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
At least 10% of my income currently, possibly much more later in my career
Any additional information about the donation plans above: 

My current donation split: ~2/3 for global poor, ~1/3 for animal advocacy, <10% to effective altruist organizations and movement building

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Donations I've helped influence: 
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Views and values

Causes you think you should devote resources to: 
Global poverty
Animal welfare
Improving rationality or science
Existential risk (artificial intelligence)
Existential risk (other)
Far future concerns (besides existential risk)
Political reform
Cause prioritization
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Diet: 
Vegan
Other social movements identified with: 
Animal Rights
Feminist
Causes and communities you're interested in: 
Animal welfare
Earn-to-give
Effective giving
Entrepreneurship
Global poverty
Movement-building
Prioritization research

You and EA

Groups you're a member of: 
The 'Effective Altruists' Facebook group
Giving What We Can (you've taken the pledge)
The Life You Can Save (you've taken the pledge)
Local EA group
What can the Effective Altruism community help you with? : 

Career direction and strategy, outreach skills

What could you bring to the Effective Altruism community?: 

analytical and scientific problem solving, experience organizing for animal rights advocacy, limited ethics background, willing to help plan some events, giving to EA organizations

Career

Current occupation or career: 

Mechanical engineer working in energy technology

Skills: 
Research/Analysis; Engineering/Technology; Coding; Outreach; Philanthropy

Demographics

Country: 
United States
City: 
San Francisco, CA