During her time in college at Georgia Institute of Technology, Jasmine Burton had a host of professional points of growth through her 2012 internship with Chick-fila-A corporate, her 2013 participation in the CDC’s Summer Public Health Scholars Program, her 2014 Fellowship with Humanity in Action, and her 2015 Fellowship with Global Health Corps in Lusaka, Zambia. Jasmine graduated with Highest Honors with a BS in Industrial/Product Design. Prior to graduation, she founded Wish for WASH, LLC, a social impact startup intended to bring innovation to sanitation. Jasmine continues to pursue her passion for hygienic, equitable, and sustainable sanitation as a 2016-2017 Rotary Global Grant Scholar and MSc in Public Health candidate at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She identifies as a social impact designer and seeks to utilize design thinking and business acumen to advocate for universal health particularly related to marginalized communities. Jasmine is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow (Warsaw Fellowship 2014).
More from Jasmine Burton
Senior Fellow Jasmine Burton interviewed by Georgia Social Impact Collaborative
Senior Fellow Jasmine Burton was interviewed by Georgia Social Impact Collaborative about her journey as a social entrepreneur.
On the path to accepting a mixed identity
Senior Fellow Jasmine Burton speaks about growing up in a predominantly white community and her work towards improving global health while challenging the perception of women of color.
COVID-19 Design Thinking Workshop
Senior Fellow Jasmine Burton, Executive Director and Founder of Wish for WASH, invites you to join the organization's first COVID-19 inspired design thinking workshop.
Senior Fellow Jasmine Burton and her company Wish for WASH are profiled by Shoutout Atlanta
In this profile, Shoutout Atlanta interviews Senior Fellow Jasmine Burton to discuss her company Wish for WASH and their work.
Humanity in Action Announces the Participants in the Forum on Flight and Migration
Thank you to our 2016 US Review and Admissions Committees
Humanity in Action received 513 applications for our Fellowships in Europe and Atlanta this year, as well as 165 applications for the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship.
Atlanta: Resettled Refugees and the American South
Over the past 10 years, thousands of refugees have immigrated to a small town known as Clarkston in DeKalb County, Georgia, only 20 minutes outside of Atlanta, my home town, making it “the most diverse square mile in America” according to The New York Times.
Wish for WASH: Bringing Innovation to Sanitation
Senior Fellow Jasmine Burton founded Wish for WASH and led a pioneering public health design intervention in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya.
Thank you to our 2015 US Review and Admissions Committees
Humanity in Action received 689 applications for our Fellowships in Europe and Atlanta this year and 421 applications for the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship.
2014 Warsaw Fellowship Blog
During the 2014 Warsaw Fellowship, our Fellows wrote daily blogs of their experiences during the Fellowship. Read their reflections here.