Kelsey Piper is an American journalist, currently a Staff Writer for Future Perfect.


Piper studied symbolic systems at Stanford University. During her studies, she joined Giving What We Can and founded Stanford Effective Altruism.[1] After graduation, Piper worked as lead of the writing team at Triplebyte, a recruiting and technical screening platform for tech companies.

Journalism career

Piper joined Vox in September 2018.[2] As of January 2022, she has published over 290 articles on an extensive range of topics related to effective altruism, including animal product alternatives,[3][4] cash transfers,[5] climate change,[6] cultured meat,[7] deworming,[8] electoral reform,[9][10] farmed animal welfare,[11] forecasting,[12][13] foreign aid,[14][15] global catastrophic biological risk,[16][17] global catastrophic risk,[18][19] the hinge of history hypothesis,[20] human extinction,[21] malaria,[22][23] nuclear warfare, nuclear winter,[24][25] prediction markets,[26] space colonization,[27] suffering-focused ethics, the timing of philanthropy,[28][29] universal basic income,[30][31] and the vulnerable world hypothesis,[32] among many others.[33]...

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