Rossa O'Keeffe-O'Donovan

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
10% of all income up to the median post-tax British income, increasing to 100% of income above the 75th percentile of British post-tax income
To which causes?: 
Global poverty
Animal welfare
Effective Altruism movement building
For how long?: 
Throughout my life
Any additional information about the donation plans above: 

In the short term, many of my donations will be to EA movement building, in particular trying to expand a new GWWC chapter/EA hub (e.g. donations matching schemes, funding giving games, hosting events etc)

Selected past donations: 
AmountToWhen
USD $3600Against Malaria Foundation2013
~USD $6400Various charitiesBefore 2013
Donations I've helped influence: 
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Your views and values

Moral philosophy: 
Consequentialist/utilitarian
Causes you think you should devote resources to: 
Global poverty
Environmentalism
Animal welfare
Political reform
Cause prioritization
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

Donations, 'movement building' (setting up new GWWC chapter), previously worked on GWWC research team

Hours a month spent on these activities: 
25
Diet: 
Vegan
Other social movements identified with: 
Animal Rights
Environmentalist
Feminist
LGBTQ
Causes and communities you're interested in: 
Animal welfare
Earn-to-give
Effective giving
Global poverty
Movement-building
Prioritization research

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)
The Life You Can Save (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
The online EA community
Giving What We Can
Personal contact with an EA or EAs
Organisations you've volunteered or worked for: 
Giving What We Can
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
11-20 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
Giving What We Can

Your career

Planned career path: 
Research
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
34%-66% chance I will take this path in the future.
Skills: 
Event planning; Networking/Schmoozing; Organizing groups/teams; Outreach; Philanthropy; Research/Analysis; Statistics/Data science

Demographics

Name: 
Rossa O'Keeffe-O'Donovan
Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Doctoral postgraduate degree (e.g. PhD)
Country: 
United States
City: 
Philadelphia
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Political views: 
Centre left
Full-time student?: 
Yes
Might you be able to let EAs stay with you at the moment?: 
Yes