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One for the World (University of Melbourne Chapter)

Giving & Happiness - with Peter Singer and Philip Wollen

Mon 13th May, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Price

$6.50 - $9.50 AUD

$6.50 - $9.50 AUD

One for the World (University of Melbourne Chapter)

Giving & Happiness - with Peter Singer and Philip Wollen

Date and Time

Mon 13th May, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

Copland Theatre (B01) - The "Spot" Building, University of Melbourne
162 Berkeley St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Event description

Do you want to make the world be a better place? Are you interested in donating to worthy charities?

Then come and join us to hear from two of the world's leading thinkers and philanthropists, who have devoted their lives to making a positive impact!

In our flagship event "Giving & Happiness", we will hear about the personal journeys taken by Professor Peter Singer and Philip Wollen, their passion and the work they've done to combat poverty, injustice and lead ethical movements that have changed the world.

You will also learn how everyday people like us can make a BIG difference in the world. 

Synopsis

The event will comprise a casual and informative chat with both Professor Peter Singer and Philip Wollen moderated by Jo Evans.

Audience participation is highly encouraged and we will be fielding questions from the audience throughout the discussion.

Following the chat, please join us for delicious vegan canapes and drinks outside. This will be a fantastic opportunity to meet both Professor Peter Singer, Mr Philip Wollen and other wonderful people interested in altruism, from across Australia. 

We are also hoping to invite representatives from several NFP organisations to join us. We will provide updates on this shortly.

This event will be a celebration of altruism, moral philosophy and the amazing, positive impact we can all make in changing the world for the better.


Event Details

  • Venue: Copland Theatre (B01)
  • Building: The "Spot Building", The University of Melbourne
  • Date: Monday, May 13 2019
  • Time: 6-9pm
  • Address:162 Berkeley St, Carlton VIC 3053
  • Catering: Vegan canapes and refreshments provided
  • Parking: Off-street parking available + Paid parking available


Why isn't this event free?

We initially thought about making this event free but given the amazing speakers and the limited seats available, we do need to confirm bookings. 

So we have asked for a small fee, however we are proud to announce that absolutely 100% of the ticket profits for this event will be donated to effective charities! 

Details on how Ticket Proceeds will be Distributed:

Information about our Speakers

Professor Peter Singer

Professor Peter Singer is the founder of the Effective Altruism movement. This movement has inspired thousands of ordinary people to make a real impact in the fight against extreme poverty. Hear about his journey, his passion and learn how you can become an effective altruist too.

More Information: https://petersinger.info/

Philip Wollen OAM 

Philip Wollen OAM was once the head of Citibank Group in Australia but a chance visit to a slaughter-house made him reassess his life and the impact of his actions. He was so affected by the experience he became a passionate sustainability advocate and philanthropist, with his work being recognised with numerous honorary titles and an induction into the Order of Australia.

More Information: http://www.kindnesstrust.com/


Information about our Hosts

One For the World (University of Melbourne Chapter)

We are a non-profit that helps students and young professionals donate to the world's most effective charities to fight extreme poverty. We are part of a broader 'effective giving' movement focused on accomplishing as much good as possible per dollar donated. 

The University of Melbourne Chapter began last year and is quickly becoming a force for good.

More information: https://www.1fortheworld.org/unimelb

MBS Student Association

The MBS Student Association is the leading provider of social, professional and volunteer events to the students of Melbourne Business School. We are a not-for-profit organisation with an active member base of over 1800 graduate students and post-doctoral researchers at Melbourne Business School. Our purpose is to enrich the experience of MBS students by organising social and professional events that provide opportunities to interact with fellow students and broaden social and professional networks.

More information: https://mbssa.org/

University of Melbourne Vegan Club

The University of Melbourne Vegan Club welcomes all students who are interested in adopting a healthy, sustainable and cruelty free lifestyle. We aim to enrich everyone’s understanding regarding the sustainable, environmental, health, ethical and economic benefits of a plant based diet.

Our events include educational talks, documentary nights, cooking classes, picnics, boat cruises, outings to animal farms and weekend vegan retreats!

We encourage you to join and help us spread love and compassion in the most beautiful way.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/groups/unimelbvegan/

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We are a non-profit that helps students and young professionals donate to the world's most effective charities to fight extreme poverty. We are part of a broader 'effective giving' movement focused on accomplishing as much good as possible per dollar donated.