Jasmine is a Senior Analyst, specializing is in the implementation and evaluation of community organizing and organizational capacity building initiatives. Her organizational capacity building strategy is grounded in community organizing principals, using community and organizational power to make systemic change. She also has experience in quantitative and qualitative data analyses, specifically with analyses including thematic and grounded theory analyses. Professionally, she has a variety of experience with evaluations including, developmental, summative, and programmatic evaluations.
Dr. Williams-Washington leads several evaluation and other capacity building tasks for foundation grantees, evaluators, and other nonprofit organizations. In this capacity, she has developed training, technical assistance, and supporting materials and conducted a variety of capacity-building efforts to increase the capacity of community organizations to collect and utilize data for assessment, planning, and evaluation. She also skillfully conducts site visits, interviews, focus groups, and data analysis for several of Community Science’s community development projects.
Before joining Community Science, she served as a community organizer for the Mississippi Center for Justice in their health law division, educating Mississippians on the Affordable Care Act and the obstacles facing Mississippians because of the lack of Medicaid expansion in the state. Moreover, she worked with community navigators to engage the community in health law advocacy.
In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, crafting, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.