Sasha Kramer, Director and Co-founder, S.O.I.L (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods)

Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 - 3:00am - 4:00am

Sasha Kramer is an ecologist and human rights observer who has been working in northern Haiti in the town of Milot since 2004. She received her Ph.D. in Ecology from Stanford University in 2006. Her dissertation, entitled Nitrogen, Microbes and the Human Predicament: the Ecology and Relevance of Nitrogen Recycling focused on human disturbance of the global nitrogen cycle and its impacts on the earth’s ecosystems. Sasha is now coordinating an ecological sanitation project in Haiti in collaboration with Stanford’s Engineers for a Sustainable World and several Departments at Stanford University: Anthropological Sciences, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Biological Sciences and the School of Medicine. She is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Collaboratory for Research on Global Projects and a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Biological Sciences at Stanford, though she spends the majority of her time in Haiti. She is also the co-founder of SOL (Sosyete Oganize pou Lanati), a Haitian non-profit dedicated to promoting environmental justice and ecologically sound development.


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Sasha Kramer, Director and Co-founder, S.O.I.L (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods)