Yasmin Issari
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Yasmin Issari

Virtual Advising Coordinator

Yasmin is the Virtual Advising Coordinator with uAspire’s Virtual Advising Support Team. In this role, she supports the development of the virtual advising program model and also provides advising via text message to high school and college students navigating the financial aid process. Prior to joining uAspire, Yasmin worked at Ciudad don Bosco in Medellin, Colombia, where she designed and implemented leadership development programming for youth. She also previously directed a social justice-focused youth empowerment program for Boston/Cambridge teens through the Phillips Brooks House Association (PBHA) in Cambridge, MA. Yasmin earned her BA in psychology from Harvard University.

Why uAspire?

I believe that young people have immense power and potential, and having access to educational opportunities is a critical piece of their path to grow and achieve. We live in a society where so many students face unjust barriers and inequitable access to opportunities, though. This is why uAspire’s work of investing in young people in their pursuit of higher education is so important.