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GiveWell's Elie Hassenfeld: Measuring "Good"

Elie Hassenfeld, co-founder and co-Executive Director of GiveWell, will discuss:

—How and why did GiveWell start?
—What are GiveWell's and the Open Philanthropy Project's plans for the future? Where do they hope to be in 1 year? 5 years?
—What is GiveWell's role within the Effective Altruism movement as a whole?
—What are GiveWell and the Open Philanthropy Project currently working on?

Effective altruism is a new movement focused on the deceptively simple idea that we should try to do as much good as we can, as effectively as we can.

GiveWell is a non-profit dedicated to finding outstanding giving opportunities and publishing the full details of its analysis to help donors decide where to give. Peter Singer wrote of their work,”GiveWell has filled a huge gap, and at the same time has started a major trend towards transparency and demonstrated cost-effectiveness in the charitable world.”

This event is open to the public. Come hear updates on GiveWell’s work and ask any questions you may have, both practical and philosophical.