Aaron Gertler(Aaron L. Gertler)

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I ran the Forum for three years. I’m no longer an active moderator, but I still provide advice to the team in some cases.

I’m a Communications Officer at Open Philanthropy. Before that, I worked at CEA, on the Forum and other projects. I also started Yale’s student EA group, and I spend a few hours a month advising a small, un-Googleable private foundation that makes EA-adjacent donations.

Outside of EA, I play Magic: the Gathering on a semi-professional level and donate half my winnings (more than $50k in 2020) to charity.

Before my first job in EA, I was a tutor, a freelance writer, a tech support agent, and a music journalist. I blog, and keep a public list of my donations, at

[Question] Where can I learn about how DALYs are calcu­lated?

Aaron Gertler10 Jun 2022 22:03 UTC
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8 comments1 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing the launch of Open Phil’s new website

Aaron Gertler7 Jun 2022 20:32 UTC
47 points
27 comments1 min readEA link