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Giving What We Can's blog, featuring the latest news from our community.

A new president of Giving What We Can

  • Published 20 Jun 2017
  • Updated 25 Apr 2018

I’m writing to introduce myself as the new president of Giving What We Can. I take this role with gratitude to former presidents Toby Ord and Sam Deere, and to former executive director Michelle Hutchinson. Giving What We Can has been a very meaningful part of my life over the years, and I’m honored to be able to work on it in a fuller capacity.

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A successor to the Giving What We Can Trust

We’re in the process of moving the activities of the Giving What We Can Trust to a new platform to make it easier for donors to donate to a broader range of effective charities in one payment, track the donations they make and, for those in the UK and US, to donate tax deductibly in support of charities outside of the UK and US.

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Looking back at the career of Professor Alan Fenwick

Last week I was able to attend a lecture marking the retirement of Professor Alan Fenwick, Director of the Schistosomiasis Institute. It was a fascinating insight into both a remarkable endeavour and a remarkable man, which I want to share with the Giving What We Can community. A huge thank you to Alan for the lecture and for providing the images in this post for me to use.

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