Ali Bagherpour

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Donations

To which causes?: 
Child foundation
For how long?: 
For now
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Donations I've helped influence: 
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Past donations: 

Elsewhere on the web

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
Environmentalism
Improving rationality or science
Existential risk (artificial intelligence)
Far future concerns (besides existential risk)
Political reform
Cause prioritization
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Hours a month spent on these activities: 
10
Diet: 
Reducing the amount of meat I eat
Other social movements identified with: 
Environmentalist
Rationalist/LessWrong
Transhumanist
Skeptic/atheist
Causes and communities you're interested in: 
Effective giving
Entrepreneurship
Global poverty
Prioritization research
Rationality

You and EA

Groups you're a member of: 
The 'Effective Altruists' Facebook group
Which factors were important in 'getting you into' Effective Altruism, or altering your actions in its direction?: 
The online EA community
Friends
GiveWell
Giving What We Can
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
0-5 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
http://www.joshua-greene.net/research/new-directions/
What can the Effective Altruism community help you with? : 

Finding opportunities to get involved in high impact projects.

Giving information and feedback about my projects and ideas

What could you bring to the Effective Altruism community?: 

Research

Data Analysis

Entrepreneurship and trying new ways of solving problems

Career

Planned career path: 
Research
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
I am currently working in this career path, and do not anticipate changing.
Skills: 
Coding; Entrepreneurship; Mentoring; Research/Analysis; Statistics/Data science

Demographics

Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Doctoral postgraduate degree (e.g. PhD)
Country: 
Canada
City: 
Fredericton
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Political views: 
Centre left
Full-time student?: 
No
Might you be able to let EAs stay with you at the moment?: 
Yes