Jasmine Park is a policy fellow at the Future of Privacy Forum. She recently graduated from the Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, where she focused on tech policy and digital anthropology. During her time at Yale, Jasmine served as vice president of the Graduate and Professional Student Senate, chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and graduate representative on the Mental Health and Counseling Advisory Committee. During her tenure in student government, she played a key role in restructuring the university’s diversity, equity, and inclusion infrastructure, successfully advocated for expanded access to mental health and counseling resources, and led rebranding efforts for the graduate and professional student center. As part of the Global Social Entrepreneurship program, Jasmine also developed an organization building framework and tracking mechanism for an education nonprofit incubator in Bangalore, India. With wide-ranging interests in emerging technologies, she has written on the U.S. CLOUD Act, potential pathways towards reaching a global consensus on Internet governance by comparing models developing in the U.S., China, and Europe, and social media usage by Cambodian migrant workers in South Korea. As part of an interdisciplinary hackathon team of technology, law, and policy experts, she also helped design a standard-setting and certifying agency governing the development and usage of lethal autonomous weapons systems.
From 2015 to 2017, Jasmine served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cambodia, where she gained two years of on-the-ground experience as an educator. She worked closely with local government, school administrators, law enforcement, and community leaders to conduct needs assessments and to provide access to the training and resources necessary to address self-identified needs. She previously interned with the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of International Affairs and Asian Americans Advancing Justice. Jasmine speaks Korean, Chinese, French, and Khmer with varying degrees of fluency. She also serves on the board of Brio, a nonprofit that empowers local partners to design and launch mental health solutions in vulnerable communities globally.
Jasmine received her B.A. cum laude in History and East Asian Studies from Harvard University in 2014 and her M.A. in Global Affairs from Yale University in 2019.