Hudson Cavanagh is a student at Middlebury College majoring in International and Global Studies with a discipline in Political Science and a focus on Latin American studies. He believes in the value of supporting vulnerable communities through proven, culturally responsive, and innovative ways to address both short-term need and combat the systems that perpetuate systematic inequity. He is conversational in spanish and loves to travel, especially in Latin America. Hudson self-identifies as an Effective Altruist and has pledged to give over 1/8th of his lifetime income to the best charities in the world, making that pledge official by signing GIving What We Can’s pledge. He is a former research analyst at and an avid supporter of GiveWell: he believe it is the very best source to answer where one’s money can do the most good.
At Middlebury, Hudson is the longest tenured organizer of TEDxMiddlebury, a co-chair of the Community Judicial Board, a central organizer of JusTalks, and an active intramural basketball player. Hudson was born and raised in New York City.
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