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Pledge Panel

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Over Christmas and New Year, 17 Cambridge students took the Giving What We Can Pledge to donate 10% of their income after they get a job to charities they believe are effective. They joined 130 Cambridge students and graduates and a fast-growing community of over 2600 people around the world – over 1000 took the pledge in the last year alone. One of them, Sebastian Oehm, wrote about his reasons for doing this here: http://thetab.com/uk/cambridge/2017/01/16/youre-powerful-think-matters-know-86424

Next Wednesday, three people will explain how they came to sign the pledge and how it fits into their lives. Come along regardless whether or not you ever thought about taking the pledge. This is a great chance to find out more about it and ask any questions you may have, from the small practical details to the difficult questions about ‘making a difference’.

Our three guest speakers are: - Jenny Woods is a geophysics PhD student who currently donates 10% of her income. - Adam Nightingale is an engineering consultant in Cambridge who took the Pledge a year ago at a pledge panel event - [Third speaker TBC ]

They will form an interesting and diverse group, who all took the pledge as part of their own paths to try to do the most good in the world. After the panel there will be a chance to chat more with any of the speakers.

Find more information on the pledge here: https://www.givingwhatwecan.org/get-involved/join/

FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/989728357837391/

This talk is part of the Effective Altruism: Cambridge series.

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