Yasmin is the VP, Business Development and Co-Founder. She helped design and build the Empower Me program in 2012 and is passionately involved in the program today through strategic thinking and implementation. Yasmin brings proven capability and experience in both project and account management, with experience ranging from planning and managing community programs for the District of West Vancouver and the non-profit organization Circus West, to managing third party sales and marketing for large multi-national accounts like WalMart, Costco, Air Canada, and WestJet.
Yasmin received her Master’s in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia, and her Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Simon Fraser University. Previously, she was on the Board of Directors for BC Women in Energy Network, where she supported the success of women engaged in the BC energy sector.
Prior to founding Empower Me, Yasmin worked with PNI Digital as a Project and National Accounts Manager as well as in corporate communications. She was also the Vice President of Business Development for Contac Services where she managed and maintained key client relationships, drove overall sales, and developed new business opportunities.