Lead Organizer and Policy Coordinator, Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program
Jasmine Owens is the Lead Organizer and Policy Coordinator for the Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program at PSR. She brings an extensive background in nuclear weapons with her master’s in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, and her professional experiences from Outrider Foundation, Council on Strategic Risks, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, and ReThink Media. Jasmine leads with an intersectional and progressive approach to nuclear abolition, guided by her previous positions as the Social Media Director for the West Coast Chapter of Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS) and as an Advisory Board member of the Nuclear Fusion Project. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2019 with a bachelor’s in International Studies and minors in Environmental Studies and African Studies. Jasmine brings to PSR a passion for nuclear abolition, a deep understanding of the importance of centering the human impacts of these weapons in messaging strategies and when informing the public, and the motivation to improve the messaging around nuclear weapons to be more accessible to the public.