Jasmin is a writer, editor, and sociologist. Her first book, “My Girls: The Power of Friendship in a Poor Neighborhood,“ reveals the overlooked yet transformative power of female friendship among low-income teenagers.
Jasmin has a PhD in sociology from Harvard University, where she studied inequality in America’s cities. Currently, she is a Research Manager at Columbia University’s Justice Lab, and an MFA student in creative non-fiction at NYU, where she is an Axinn Fellow.
Jasmin is working on a memoir about queer time, girlhood, memory, and loss. Her writing appears in The Georgia Review, Longreads, Hobart, and elsewhere.