Yasmin is a Research Manager with the Water Health and Development program and part of the Woods Institute for the Environment. Her research focus is on access to WASH in health care facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Yasmin holds a Masters in International Development & Poverty Reduction Strategies from the University of Birmingham, UK and a Masters in International Public Health from the University of Leeds, UK. Prior to joining the Woods Institute, she conducted research on reproductive health with a focus on access to abortion services in Latin America. She lived and worked in Central America managing development projects in Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador. Other previous research work includes child nutrition evaluation among Andean children in Ayacucho, Peru. Her work with public health began with project design and management of Neglected Tropical Diseases including leprosy, malaria, lymphatic filariasis, and HIV/TB with a special focus in India. In her spare time, she can be found hiking at state parks around the Bay Area.