Founder Sydney Kamen quoted by The Times of Israel
“SOAP is not a special vaccine program or brigade of surgeons conducting cleft palate repairs... it’s something as simple as a small glob of antibacterial glycerin."
Promoting access to sanitation for everyone
So Others Are Protected (SOAP) is a self-empowerment initiative that addresses issues surrounding sanitation and the spread of disease in the under-resourced world.
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About our Founder
Sydney Kamen, 20, is a Junior at Dartmouth College studying Geography, Ethics and Global Health. She founded SOAP in 2012, and continues to run and expand the initiative. For her leadership of this initiative, she has been awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award, the Diller Tikkun Olam Award, the Prudential Spirit of Community Award, the Daily Points of Light Award, the Robbert Shepherd Leadership Award and has been named a Coca-Cola Scholar, and a Global Health Fellow at Dartmouth College.
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