Zoe Williams

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
8% of income once I have a stable income (ie. graduated and employed) as a minimum. Also anything over what I need to live comfortably, stay healthy, keep up in my industry and care for dependents (if this turns out to be larger than 8%)
To which causes?: 
Global poverty
Animal welfare
Cryonics and Anti-aging
For how long?: 
For the foreseeable future
Selected past donations: 
AmountToWhen
$5000Against Malaria Foundation2017
$500The Humane League2017
$5000Against Malaria Foundation2016
$500The Humane League2016
$2000Against Malaria Foundation2015
$1000Give Directly2015
$1000Deworm the World2014
$200Against Malaria Foundation2013
~$500Various charitiesBefore 2013
Donations I've helped influence: 
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Your views and values

Causes you think you should devote resources to: 
Global poverty
Animal welfare
Improving rationality or science
Cause prioritization
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Cryonics and Anti-aging
Diet: 
Vegetarian
Other social movements identified with: 
Animal Rights
Rationalist/LessWrong
Transhumanist

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2012
Groups you're a member of: 
The 'Effective Altruists' Facebook group
LessWrong
Local EA group
Which factors were important in 'getting you into' Effective Altruism, or altering your actions in its direction?: 
The online EA community
GiveWell
LessWrong
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
0-5 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
LessWrong

Your career

Planned career path: 
Research
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
0-33% chance I will take this path in the future.
Current occupation or career: 

Data Analyst

Any ways you could help others with their careers: 

CV editing/review, public speaking confidence/practice/review (practice interviews), scholarship application help, and general knowledge and intuition about the NZ/Aus/Singapore labor markets (particularly in tech areas) from working at a labor analytics company.

Skills: 
SQL (proficient) R (intermediate) Python (intermediate) Excel (proficient) Public Speaking (proficient) Report Writing (proficient) Research Methods (intermediate) Statistics (intermediate)

Demographics

Name: 
Zoe Williams
Gender: 
Female
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Undergraduate degree (bachelor’s)
Country: 
New Zealand
City: 
Christchurch
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Political views: 
Centre left
Full-time student?: 
No