Emerging Explorer Sasha Kramer putting waste to work, fights some of Haiti’s most pressing health, economic, and environmental problems, one toilet at a time."
Dr. Sasha Kramer
Dr. Sasha Kramer is an ecologist and human rights observer who has been working in Haiti since 2004. She received her Ph.D. in Ecology from Stanford University in 2006 and co-founded SOIL that same year. As SOIL’s first project, Sasha completed a postdoctoral research position with the Collaboratory for Research on Global Projects at Stanford where she coordinated an ecological sanitation project in Haiti in collaboration with Stanford’s Engineers for a Sustainable World.
Sasha is currently an Adjunct Professor of International Studies and a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Miami. Each January she hosts students in Cap-Haitien where she teaches an intersession course called Sustainable Development Challenges in Haiti: from Theory to Practice. 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.