Events Coordinator and Assistant to the CEO
(212) 688-7515 x243
Jasmine Wright joined the Cancer Research Institute in June of 2012 as the office administrative assistant and assistant to the CEO, where she assists with daily tasks of answering phone calls, processing mail and donations, as well as in coordinating and recordkeeping of quarterly board meetings. Jasmine also serves as events coordinator, to assist in the planning of major CRI events from Annual Awards Dinner, Golf Challenge, and Through the Kitchen.
Jasmine is a graduate of Smith College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences. During her time at Smith College, she worked in a biological science research laboratory where she gained valuable experience and knowledge that helped foster her interest in the sciences and the impactful research it produces. She brings to CRI her love of science, coupled with her administrative assistant experience, communication, and written skills. In her free time, Jasmine enjoys baking and spending quality time with her family and friends.
Jasmine strongly believes in the Cancer Research Institute’s mission of advancing immunology and conquering cancer after losing her brother to cancer as a young child and, having both a parent and grandparent battle the disease.
“Being part of an organization that is leading groundbreaking advances in the field of immunotherapy and providing cancer patients with promising treatment and hope is truly inspiring. Every day at CRI feels like one step closer to a cure.” — Jasmine