Gina Stuessy

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How much do you plan to donate?: 
Trying to live somewhat minimally, save for retirement, and donate the rest.
To which causes?: 
Animal welfare
Existential risk and far future causes
For how long?: 
Throughout my life
Selected past donations: 
1295.56Natural Resources Defense Council2/5/2011
1295.56New Harvest2/6/2011
25Alliance for Animals3/6/2011
42.13Population Action International3/6/2011
2000Alliance for Animals6/24/2011
300Mercy For Animals8/16/2011
300The Humane League8/19/2011
500Vegan Outreach11/17/2011
100Alliance for Animals12/2/2011
500New Harvest12/2/2011
100New Harvest12/12/2011
1000Mercy For Animals10/27/2011
20Global Conservation Group12/19/2011
2571.75Vegan Outreach12/23/2011
$100.00 Planned Parenthood4/11/2012
$1,000.00 Vegan Outreach5/10/2012
$21.23 Alliance for Animals5/10/2012
$1,500.00 Alliance for Animals5/13/2012
$150.00 Alliance for Animals7/3/2012
$50.00 PETA8/26/2012
$50.00 HSUS8/29/2012
$2,500.00 Alliance for Animals9/4/2012
$2,500.00 New Harvest9/4/2012
$1,476.46 Vegan Outreach12/18/2012
$5.00 Alliance for Animals and the Environment7/8/2013
$1.00 Alliance for Animals and the Environment7/29/2013
$1.50 Alliance for Animals and the Environment7/29/2013
$5.00 MOSES / Wisdom9/28/2013
$1,000.00 Alliance for Animals and the Environment12/13/2013
$1.00 Alliance for Animals and the Environment3/30/2014
$6.00 Alliance for Animals and the Environment4/26/2014
$100.00 Animal Charity Evaluators8/23/2014
$250.00 Alliance for Animals and the Environment8/22/2014
$3.00 Alliance for Animals and the Environment10/2/2014
$1,000.00 Alliance for Animals and the Environment3/25/2013
$2,000.00 The Humane League4/2/2013
$2,500.00 Effective Animal Activism5/11/2013
$2,000.00 New Harvest6/3/2013
$500.00 The Humane League Labs8/16/2013
$50.00 GiveDirectly12/21/2013
$500.00 Vegan Outreach12/23/2013
$5,000.00 Animal Charity Evaluators5/28/2014
$2,500.00 Animal Charity Evaluators9/24/2014
$9,919.50Animal Charity Evaluators (formerly Effective Animal Activism); GiveDirectly; The Humane League; Vegan Outreach Alliance for Animals and the Environment, New Harvest2013
~$25,080.50Various charitiesBefore 2013
$500Mercy for Animals12/12/2014
$1,000Alliance for Animals and the Environment12/17/2014
$1,000Vegan Outreach12/19/2014
$52.13Charity Science5/7/2015
$1,000Mercy for Animals7/7/2015
$3,200Animal Charity Evaluators8/18/2015
$200Alliance for Animals and the Environment10/23/2015
$3,000Animal Charity Evaluators1/27/2016
Donations I've helped influence: 
AmountToDonated byWhenAny details
$40Mercy For AnimalsEA Madison2/1/2016Poker game / Learn about REG Meetup
Past donations: 

Elsewhere on the web

Your views and values

Causes you think you should devote resources to: 
Animal welfare
Existential risk (artificial intelligence)
Far future concerns (besides existential risk)
Cause prioritization
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

working for ACE, donations, volunteering for MFA & THL

Other social movements identified with: 
Animal Rights
Causes and communities you're interested in: 
Animal welfare
Existential risk and far future causes
Machine intelligence risk
Prioritization research
Synthetic biology risk

You and EA

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
Organisations you've volunteered or worked for: 
Animal Charity Evaluators (formerly Effective Animal Activism)
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 

Your career

Planned career path: 
Direct charity/non-profit work
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: 

Director of Operations at Animal Charity Evaluators

Any ways you could help others with their careers: 

describing operations and what it's like to work at an EA organization

operations; event planning; organizing groups/teams


Gina Stuessy
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Master’s degree
United States
Middleton, WI
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Full-time student?: 
Might you be able to let EAs stay with you at the moment?: