Grace is a freshman from Boston, MA. She plans on majoring in Economics and Neuroscience at Dartmouth. Grace joined the D because of her love of writing, and an interest in journalism and politics. In her free time, Grace loves to play tennis, ski, and go hiking.
For Sydney Kamen ’19, the model of her nonprofit So Others Are Protected, which turns recycled soaps from hotels into new bars of soap and distributes them to under-resourced communities, has always been “win-win-win.” SOAP’s goal to reduce waste and provide a sustainable source of sanitation has benefited the environment, under-resourced communities and the economy, Kamen said. During a service trip to Thailand during her freshman year in high school, Kamen said she was exposed to the lived realities of a majority of the world that did not match her standard of living in Washington, D.C.