Class of 2022
Jasmine Ashby joins GHD after 2 years serving in the Peace Corps. Jasmine served in the country of Botswana where she was a dual-placed Youth Development and Health Volunteer. In her work with youth, Jasmine primarily taught sexual reproductive health and life skills (ex: career guidance, public speaking, and study skills) to youth ages 10-18. In the health sector, Jasmine worked with her small government office to support destitute persons and vulnerable children and implement poverty eradication programs. In addition to her work in her community, Jasmine served as the Chair for Peace Corps Botswana Diversity Community. Jasmine’s call to international development comes from her time living abroad. Jasmine was born in Texas, however, she spent most of her life moving and living abroad (places including Norway, Indonesia, Singapore and Peru). Jasmine graduated with Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics and Development Studies from Ohio State University. Moving forward Jasmine is eager to study the integration of public health and social entrepreneurship and implement public health and poverty eradication initiatives. Furthermore, Jasmine is excited to further incorporate diversity and inclusion dialogue and action within the international development sphere.