Bio: Jasmin Ramsey
Jasmin Ramsey, Deputy Communications Director
Jasmin Ramsey is the deputy communications director of the Center for Human Rights in Iran where she leads communications and social media outreach, and edits the English-language news articles. Previously she was a journalist and editor based in Washington, DC. From 2012-2016, Jasmin was the Washington correspondent for the Inter Press Service, an international news wire service, and took over its US foreign policy blog, Lobe Log, as chief editor. During her leadership, Lobe Log was listed as a must-read site on US-Iran relations by prominent news sites and in 2015 became the first blog to receive the Arthur Ross Award for Distinguished Reporting and Analysis of Foreign Affairs from the American Academy of Diplomacy. Numerous international news outlets including BBC World, CNN, France24, Al Jazeera English, Le Monde Diplomatique and the CBC have interviewed Ramsey and featured her reporting on US-Iran relations. The Guardian named her a top-10 twitter account to follow on Iran. Jasmin has also led communications and PR for various organizations in North America, including in the digital health and IT industries.