Lucas Zamprogno

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
Everything over $25,000
To which causes?: 
Animal welfare
Global poverty
Research/Meta
For how long?: 
Throughout my life
Past donations: 

Your views and values

Moral philosophy: 
Consequentialist/utilitarian, but somewhat challenged by http://slatestarcodex.com/2013/04/08/whose-utilitarianism/
Causes you think you should devote resources to: 
Global poverty
Animal welfare
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

Donations, volunteering for EA charities

Hours a month spent on these activities: 
5
Diet: 
Vegan
Other social movements identified with: 
Animal Rights
Environmentalist
Feminist
LGBTQ
Rationalist/LessWrong
Transhumanist
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)
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
GiveWell
Friends
Organisations you've volunteered or worked for: 
80,000 Hours
Giving What We Can
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
Over 20 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
Friend

Your career

Planned career path: 
Earning to Give
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
34%-66% chance I will take this path in the future.

Demographics

Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Undergraduate degree (bachelor’s)
Country: 
Canada
City: 
Vancouver
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Political views: 
Left
Full-time student?: 
Yes