Greek Life

Derreck Kayongo - Founder of the Global Soap Project

The Delta Gamma Foundation, Ann Arbor Delta Gamma Alumnae, Xi chapter, and the Office of Greek Life are pleased to announce the fourth Delta Gamma Lectureship in Values & Ethics. The lectureship will feature Derreck Kayongo, founder of the Global Soap Project, 2011 CNN hero, and presently CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia. 

The lecture will take place on March 12, 2018 at 7:00pm in the Rackham Graduate Buidling Auditorium.

Derreck Kayongo and his family fled a civil war in Uganda and settled in the U.S. when he was just ten years old. Now a successful entrepreneur, Kayongo is a renowned expert in environmental sustainability and global health, as the founder of the Global Soap Project which takes donated, melted, purified and reprocessed hotel soap and redistributes it to vulnerable populations around the world.

He is also the CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, which capitalizes on the immersive management and leadership experience he has developed over the last 20 years working for Noble Peace Prize winning-organizations like Amnesty International and the American Friends Service Committee.