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Thursday, January 20 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 154, Skiles Building, and Online
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Intro to Effective Altruism Talk

First meeting of the semester for Effective Altruism at Georgia Tech! We'll have a presentation providing an overview of effective altruism and our upcoming Effective Altruism Seminar program! Free food will be provided afterwards for us to eat together outdoors.

Effective altruism is an ongoing research field that aims to find the best ways to improve the world, through the use of evidence and careful reasoning. It’s also a community of people who strive to take action on that basis, and to do the most good we can. Here’s an article explaining this in much more detail: Introduction to Effective Altruism

At Effective Altruism at Georgia Tech, we try to apply the principles of effective altruism to help interested students have as big of a social impact as they can with their lives; whether that’s pursuing a social impact career that tackles a key pressing global problem, or through donating to highly effective charities. If this sounds interesting to you, feel free to subscribe to our mailing list and we'll keep you in the loop.

If attending in-person, we strongly encourage each attendee to wear a face mask covering their nose and mouth while indoors. A face mask will be provided if you do not have one. Please attend virtually if you have symptoms of COVID-19 such as fever or cough.

Location: Skiles 154 or BlueJeans