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Youth Economic Opportunities Conference: Jasmine Thomas on Citi Foundation's work in youth development

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Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference 2012 logoInsights from the 2012 Youth Economic Opportunities Conference

September 11-13, 2012 | Washington, DC

Watch Jasmine Thomas' presentation during the conference's closing plenary sessions, "How Can You Partner with Funders." Thomas, Program Officer at Citi Foundation, explains that part of her organization's mission supports the economic empowerment and financial inclusion of low-income people and provides a brief overview of the key areas they are focusing on at the 2012 Youth Economic Opportunities Conference Funders' Panel.

Bio: Jasmine Thomas

Jasmine Thomas is the Program Officer for International Financial Capability & Asset Building and Youth Education & Livelihoods at Citi Foundation. She is responsible for making and managing philanthropic investments that enable youth, adults and families to develop financial knowledge and skills, change their financial behaviors and build and preserve financial assets in 89 countries. In addition she manages investments in Youth Education and Livelihoods which support educational, entrepreneurial and training opportunities that lead to improved employment prospects for low-income youth. Thomas is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park. She holds a Master of Education degree from Columbia University's Teachers College and a Master of Social Work degree with a concentration in Policy-Practice from New York University's Silver School of Social Work.