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Liv Boeree: Poker, Effective Altruism and maximizing your impact

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  • UserLiv Boeree: Raising For Effective Giving World_link
  • ClockThursday 16 February 2017, 19:30-21:00
  • HouseWebb Library, Jesus.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Chris Cundy .

Liv Boeree is a Poker player, television presenter, and co-founder of Raising for Effective Giving (REG), a non-profit which encourages professionals, especially poker players, to donate 2% of their income to highly effective charities. REG raised over £1,000,000 for these charities in its first two years. Liv is currently the world’s #2-ranked female poker player.

Liv will be talking about her journey from a Physics degree to founding REG , along the way winning the 2010 European Poker Tour. She’ll discuss the reasons why she became interested in Effective Altruism, and the lessons she learned about founding an effective non-profit.

This talk is part of the 80,000 Hours: Cambridge series.

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