Peter Singer
and Kate Grant

in Conversation with Brooke Gladstone

Please join Fistula Foundation for this private event featuring a conversation between the “father of Effective Altruism,” Peter Singer, and CEO Kate Grant, moderated by NPR’s Brooke Gladstone.

When and Where

Friday, November 10, 7:30 p.m.
Reception with light, vegan refreshments begins at 7 oclock in the
Warburg Lounge located at the 92nd Street Y, New York
(1395 Lexington Avenue, New York City)

92nd Street Y, New York Warburg Lounge


Space is limited for this exclusive event, so your timely response is appreciated.

Email or call 408-249-9596 x105

While this invitation is non-transferrable, we invite you to bring guests. Please include their information with your RSVP.



What to Expect

Fistula Foundation is proud to invite you to this private event to hear from a champion of the world’s poor. 

This year, Peter Singer is retiring from his tenured post at Princeton University. This event offers a special “last chance” opportunity to hear from Singer in an intimate setting at one of New York’s most famous venues. Join us for a lively discussion between Peter Singer and Kate Grant, moderated by the award-winning radio host and author Brooke Gladstone.

Join us for light, vegan refreshments at 7 o’clock. Event begins promptly at 7:30 p.m.


About the Speakers

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Peter Singer

Peter Singer is a world-renowned ethicist and the author of The Life You Can Save. For years, he has written and lectured on the idea that people in wealthy countries have a moral obligation to act—and to act effectively—to end the suffering of people in low-income countries.

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Kate Grant

Kate Grant is CEO of Fistula Foundation, the global leader in providing fistula treatment. She scaled the organization from supporting a single hospital in Ethiopia to funding sites in nearly 30 countries.

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Brooke Gladstone

Brooke Gladstone is the host of public radio’s Peabody Award–winning On the Media. She’s also the author of The Influencing Machine, which The Atlantic listed as one of the “10 Masterpieces of Graphic Nonfiction.”

Fistula Foundation and The Life You Can Save

In his best-selling book The Life You Can Save, Peter Singer asserts that charities operating effectively in low-resource countries—where poverty and its effects are most pronounced—are best positioned to make the largest impact. Fistula Foundation is proud to be featured in his book as an effective charity, and to be recognized by The Life You Can Save organization as a Top Charity.


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