Dr. Sasha Kramer is an ecologist and human rights observer who has been working in Haiti since 2004. In 2006 she received her Ph.D. in Ecology from Stanford University and co-founded Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL), a non-profit dedicated to protecting soil resources, empowering communities and transforming wastes into resources in Haiti. She coordinated an ecological sanitation project in Haiti in collaboration with Stanford’s Engineers for a Sustainable World. She is an Adjunct Professor of International Studies and a Visiting Scholar at the University of Miami. She teaches an intersession course called Sustainable Development Challenges in Haiti: from Theory to Practice. She is the co-founder of SOL (Sosyete Oganize pou Lanati), a Haitian non-profit dedicated to promoting environmental justice and ecologically sound development. Sasha is also a National Geographic Emerging Explorer (2011).