About CRI

Jasmine Wright

Events Coordinator and Assistant to the CEO

(212) 688-7515 x243
jwright@cancerresearch.org

Jasmine Wright joined the Cancer Research Institute in 2012 as an administrative assistant and assistant to the CEO. In 2015, she transitioned from being an administrative assistant to the organization’s events coordinator. In this new role, she works closely with the director of special events to plan and execute all major fundraising events from Annual Awards Dinner, Golf Challenge, and Through the Kitchen. She also manages the organization’s endurance programs which include charity slots in the NYC half and full marathons and TD Five Boro Bike Tour.

Jasmine is a graduate of Smith College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences. While earning her degree, she worked in a research laboratory and gained valuable experience that helped foster her interest in the sciences and the impactful research it produces. She brings to CRI her love of science, coupled with strong communication and written skills. She is passionate in the Cancer Research Institute’s mission of advancing immunology and conquering cancer.

In her free time, Jasmine enjoys competing with her fiancé in at-home games of Jeopardy and travelling around the city for the best handcrafted ice cream.