Joey Savoie

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More about me: 

I am the co-founder of an organization called Charity Science.

Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
Everything over CAD$20,000
To which causes?: 
Global poverty
Animal welfare
For how long?: 
Throughout my life
Selected past donations: 
AmountToWhen
CAD $6000Against Malaria Foundation; Deworm the World; GiveDirectly; The Humane League; Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI); Vegan Outreach; Effective fundraising2013
~CAD $19000Various charitiesBefore 2013
Donations I've helped influence: 
AmountToDonated byWhenAny details
$45,000GW charitiesMoney moved via Charity Science
$10,000THLMoney moved via Charity Science
Past donations: 

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
Animal welfare
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Diet: 
Vegan
Other social movements identified with: 
Animal Rights
LGBTQ
Rationalist/LessWrong
Skeptic/atheist

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)
LessWrong
The Life You Can Save (you've taken the pledge)The Life You Can Save (you've taken the pledge)
Which factors were important in 'getting you into' Effective Altruism, or altering your actions in its direction?: 
GiveWell
80,000 Hours
Organisations you've volunteered or worked for: 
80,000 Hours
Animal Charity Evaluators (formerly Effective Animal Activism)
Giving What We Can
Leverage Research
Charity Science
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
Over 20 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
GiveWell

Your career

Planned career path: 
Direct charity/non-profit work
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
67%-100% chance I will take this path in the future.

Demographics

Name: 
Joey Savoie
Gender: 
Male
Country: 
Canada
City: 
Vancouver