Jasmine is the Program Fellow for the Effective Philanthropy Group. In this role, she supports the five pillars that comprise the internal consulting and external grantmaking functions of the Effective Philanthropy Group.
Prior to joining the foundation, Jasmine served as a strategic consultant for emergent, women of color-led nonprofits in New York and Dallas, specializing in development, donor cultivation, and first-year strategies. Jasmine has also served as a senior trainer on behalf of Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS), the subject agency of the film, Very Young Girls. In that role, Jasmine led a national training and technical assistance program on best practices for identifying and serving commercially sexually exploited and domestically sex-trafficked youth. Notable participants included the New York Administration for Children’s Services, the Dallas County Juvenile Department, the Miami State Attorney’s Office, and the Vermont Police Academy.
Jasmine received her bachelor’s degree in political science and comparative ethnic studies from Columbia University, and prides herself on her uncanny ability to win Jeopardy from the comfort of her couch.