Yasmin contributes to the design and management of training programmes. She completed her Master’s in Development Studies at SOAS, University of London. During her Masters, she wrote her thesis on water governance in Jordan; and started an initiative to lobby for agricultural and land reform in Zimbabwe. Before joining the Academy, she specialised in Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention at the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC). At GPPAC she worked on Youth, Peace and Security, network building, monitoring and evaluation, and fundraising. Yasmin has also worked with European networks focusing on the rights of Roma communities and homelessness.