An Intro to Effective Altruism and what people in EA have done to fight COVID-19

An Intro to Effective Altruism and what people in EA have done to fight COVID-19

Written by

Brian Tan

Published on

Apr 13, 2020

This is the written version of a talk I gave on April 11, 2020 for a virtual event of Effective Altruism Philippines. The poster for the event is below. I gave an introduction to EA after the main talk by Kenneth Abante.

Introduction

Good evening, everyone!

I’m Brian Tan, co-founder of EA Philippines. I know you guys came here to attend Ken Abante’s talk, but we think most of you would also be interested in learning about what Effective Altruism is. We think that learning about EA can help you make a bigger social impact as well as in helping fight COVID-19.

This talk is an introduction to Effective Altruism, and why learning about it can help us address COVID-19 or the next global disaster.

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