Her success as an online community organizer has grown from her background in journalism.
Jasmine comes to us from the national Campus Kitchens Project [an MLK Day grantee for many years], where she was the Social Media Coordinator. In this position, she served as the media liaison to 31 campus groups across the US. During MLK Day 2011, she used video, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, and Ning to generated significant visibility and support for the more than 7,000 volunteers associated with the Kitchen’s initiative.
While at Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation, as the Communications Associate, she developed websites, implemented new media strategies, crafted press releases, and worked on their e-newsletter which had a readership of over 6,000 constituents. Her journalism background includes work at the Washingtonian Magazine, freelance work for Baltimore Magazine, and she holds a Journalism degree from American University where she graduated magna cum laude.