Jasmine Burton

Founder and President, Wish for WASH, LLC
Dunwoody, GA

HIA Program:

Poland Poland 2014

Bio:

Jasmine Burton was born and raised in Dunwoody, Georgia. In 2014, her senior design team won the Georgia Tech InVenture Prize Competition, the largest undergraduate invention competition in the United States, for their design of an inexpensive mobile toilet, SafiChoo. Before graduating, from Georgia Tech’s Industrial Design Program, she participated in the Georgia Tech Women’s Leadership conference, the CDC’s Summer Public Health Scholars Program, Humanity in Action Fellowship and Industrial Design studio classes that emphasized ethnography and social impact work. She hopes to improve women’s health via redesigning water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure which is why she founded Wish for WASH, a social impact startup that seeks to bring innovation to sanitation. Jasmine served as 2015-2016 Global Health Corps Fellow in Lusaka, Zambia working as a design specialist at the Society for Family Health, and is currently completing her MSc in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine as a Rotary Scholar. Jasmine identifies social impact designer and, ultimately, seeks to use her creativity to make the world smile.
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