Interesting Read: Conversation with Dr. Stephen Luby of Stanford University about lead exposure and handwashing

http://files.givewell.org/files/conversations/Stephen_Luby_11-13-17_(public).pdf GiveWell spoke with Dr. Luby of Stanford University about two of GiveWell’s open investigations: interventions to reduce lead poisoning and interventions to promote handwashing. Conversation topics included effects

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/zbBcHLJBzVI/OxxuzVJVAAAJ

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How a College Addressed the Gender Giving Gap

After Dartmouth created a group called the Centennial Circle for alumnae who give at least $100,000, many women who had given small sums before stepped up with a big gift.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/video/how-a-college-addressed-the-ge/6516/

Daily News Roundup: Humane Society Sexual-Harassment Controversy Widens

Two senior executives are being investigated for incidents going back more than a decade. In other news, an aid group says that the Border Patrol routinely undermines efforts to help migrants; the California Senate has passed a bill that would let residents pay taxes through a federally deductible, state-run charity; some companies are making charitable deductions with their savings from the new tax law; and much more, including articles on giving and nonprofit leaders.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Humane/242390

Daily New Roundup: 3 Women Accuse Humane Society CEO of Sexual Misconduct

Investigators from a law firm hired by the Humane Society interviewed 33 people including the CEO, Wayne Pacelle. In other news, the Salvation Army got a $50 million gift to aid the homeless; FEMA is ending food and water aid to Puerto Rico; the Trumps have invited the founder of a nonprofit rescue team to the State of the Union address; why more Super Bowl ads are pushing nonprofit causes; and much more, including articles on Russian and the NRA and the Koch brothers’ network.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-New-Roundup-3-Women/242379

Interesting Read: Updated report on deworming

We updated our report on combination deworming (mass drug administration targeting both schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths), one of GiveWell’s priority programs: https://www.givewell.org/international/technical/programs/deworming. — Catherine Hollander http://www.GiveWell.org

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/FEgIO0-euE4/eRPWRyIIAgAJ