Altaira Hatton

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
10% of income from $30-50,000 20% above, A larger % of income from fossil fuel stock inheritance.
To which causes?: 
Global poverty
Women's access to resources, structural and social power.
For how long?: 
For the foreseeable future
Selected past donations: 
AmountToWhen
Donations I've helped influence: 
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20,000H4HW familyyearly
Any additional information about your past donations: 
I consider my past donations confidential.
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Views and values

Causes you think you should devote resources to: 
Global poverty
Environmentalism
Animal welfare
Improving rationality or science
Existential risk (other)
Far future concerns (besides existential risk)
Political reform
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

% donations, board membership, UN representation/observation, critical analysis.

Hours a month spent on these activities: 
30
Diet: 
Near vegetarian
Other social movements identified with: 
Animal Rights
Environmentalist
Feminist
LGBTQ
Transhumanist
Causes and communities you're interested in: 
Animal welfare
Earn-to-give
Effective giving
Entrepreneurship
Existential risk and far future causes
Global poverty
Molecular nanotechnology
Movement-building
Prioritization research
Rationality

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2010
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?: 
Friends
Personal contact with an EA or EAs
Organisations you've volunteered or worked for: 
OSI, WILPF, Handicap International, Oxfam, Red Cross, Mercy Corp, many, many local.
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
6-10 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
Friend
What can the Effective Altruism community help you with? : 

Strategy, intellectual colleagues.

What could you bring to the Effective Altruism community?: 

I think there is an opportunity to frankly analyse UN policy and intervention, both for it's many faults, and surprising successes. Global governance operates in a vacuum, and the opportunity to provide outside feedback is rarely taken. I would like to see us utilize this organization proactively.

Career

Planned career path: 
2, 4, and social engineering.
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: 

Mediator. Neutral party conflict resolution.

Are you currently doing earning to give?: 
Yes
Skills: 
Coding; Entrepreneurship; Event planning; Finance/Investment strategy; Journalism; Management; Mentoring; Networking/Schmoozing; Organizing groups/teams; Persuasion; Public policy/Politics; Public speaking; Research/Analysis; Strategy; UN policy analysis

Demographics

Name: 
Altaira Hatton
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Master’s degree
Country: 
United States
City: 
Eureka
Full-time student?: 
Yes
Might you be able to let EAs stay with you at the moment?: 
Yes