Amanda Cohn

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
10% of income
To which causes?: 
Global poverty
Political change
For how long?: 
Throughout my life
Selected past donations: 
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Donations I've helped influence: 
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Past donations: 

Elsewhere on the web

Your 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
Animal welfare
Improving rationality or science
Political reform
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

Donating, Research, Volunteering

Diet: 
Vegetarian
Other social movements identified with: 
Animal Rights
Environmentalist
Feminist
LGBTQ
Causes and communities you're interested in: 
Animal welfare
Effective giving
Global poverty
Movement-building
Political change

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2013
Groups you're a member of: 
The 'Effective Altruists' Facebook group
Giving What We Can (you've taken the pledge)
Which factors were important in 'getting you into' Effective Altruism, or altering your actions in its direction?: 
The online EA community
Giving What We Can
Personal contact with an EA or EAs
Organisations you've volunteered or worked for: 
Founder of Smarter Giving
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
6-10 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
Friend

Your career

Current occupation or career: 

Doctor, activist and political candidate

Demographics

Name: 
Amanda Cohn
Gender: 
Female
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Professional postgraduate degree
Country: 
Australia
City: 
Albury
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Political views: 
Left
Full-time student?: 
No
Might you be able to let EAs stay with you at the moment?: 
Yes