The GiveWell Blog

May 2024 updates

Every month we send an email newsletter to our supporters sharing recent updates from our work. We publish selected portions of the newsletter on our blog to make this news more accessible to people who visit our website. For key updates from the latest installment, please see below!

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Fun Fact

In the past 12 months, GiveWell has recommended grants in 20 countries across Africa and Asia! See the countries represented on the map below.

Map of Africa, Asia, and Oceania, with highlighted countries where GiveWell has recommended grants in the past 12 months.
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Meet Our New Hires

We’ve shared several hiring announcements with you recently, and we’re excited to introduce you to two new GiveWellians!

Meet Araceli Steger, our new Head of People, and Uri Bram, our new Head of Communications. Araceli joins us from Tegus, an investment research platform where she was Vice President of People. Uri was most recently the CEO of The Browser newsletter, curating the most interesting writing on the web every day.

We’re thrilled to have Araceli and Uri on board! Thank you for sharing our job announcements with your networks and helping us find exceptional people to join our team.

Research and Partner Roundup

GiveWell publishes new research pages on $500,000 grant to Family Empowerment Media for the production of small-scale radio transmitters and $896,000 bridge grant to Development Innovation Lab for continued research on the effect of water chlorination on mortality. New Incentives publishes new blog post about vaccine hesitancy. Malaria Consortium hosts panel on role of philanthropy in fighting malaria featuring GiveWell’s Alicia Weng.

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