A single law or social program in a single country can affect the well-being of tens or hundreds of millions of people. Policy change represents a massive opportunity for impact — but may require different tactics and types of organizations than the EA community usually supports. In this talk, the Hewlett Foundation’s Norma Altshuler describes promising strategies for policy work in low and middle-income countries, as well as practical and moral considerations for people who want to pursue this kind of work.
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This talk was filmed at EA Global 2019: San Francisco. You can learn more about these conferences at eaglobal.org.