Jess Whittlestone

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Your 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: 
Vegetarian

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2012
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?: 
Local chapter of an EA organisation
80,000 Hours
Personal contact with an EA or EAs
Organisations you've volunteered or worked for: 
80,000 Hours
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
Over 20 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
80,000 Hours

Your career

Demographics

Name: 
Jess Whittlestone
Gender: 
Female
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Doctoral postgraduate degree (e.g. PhD)
Country: 
United Kingdom
City: 
Oxford
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Full-time student?: 
No