SvP was founded at Harvard first, in March 2020!
Meet our founders and current leadership!
Gwendolyn Lee, Co-Founder
MPP - Harvard School of Government; MD - UCLA Medical School
Alexandria Lee, Co-Founder
MS - Harvard School of Public Health
All of our Harvard SvP committees are recruiting! If you're interested in volunteering on these teams, contact us at
Humans of Pandemics
Get Us PPE
People & Culture
Want some activities to keep the kids learning and occupied? Lost your healthcare and need a guide to your options? Need ideas for cooking in lock-down? The SvP Harvard Chapter has compiled the following resources to assist you during this uncertain time.
Scroll through our slideshow to see some of our many initiatives! Click the links to our committee websites!
Interested in joining a project or proposing a new initiative? Contact us at
Students Vs Pandemics @ Harvard is proud to partner with Get Us PPE!
Get Us PPE is the largest national nonprofit getting personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks, gloves, and gowns to front-line workers in order to keep them and the public safe.
SvP’s PPE Team leads efforts in alleviating the current PPE shortage within the Massachusetts region in partnership with Get Us PPE. SvP connects donors to requests directly through Get Us PPE’s vast database for immediate donations.
By serving as a bridge to those in need during this unprecedented time, SvP’s PPE team will continue to serve the greater community by alleviating the PPE shortage alongside GetUsPPE.