Yasmin Zand recently moved to Washington DC from
Northern California. Upon graduation from college,
she interned for Dick Gephardt for President in
San Francisco and traveled to Des Moines, IA to
campaign for the 2004 Iowa Caucus.
She subsequently assisted with fundraising for
John Kerry for President in Northern California
and worked as a consultant for the Democratic
National Committee in Washington DC and Boston,
MA for the 2004 Convention. She spent the final
months of the presidential campaign as a political
organizer with the Democratic Party of Oregon.
Yasmin attended the University of California,
Berkeley and graduated with a degree in Business
Administration from the Haas School of Business,
and a second degree in political science. She
supplemented her international business studies
at Academie Commerciale internationale in Paris,
Yasmin's experience with the Iranian-American
community includes four years as Managing Editor
of UC Berkeley's Iranian literary magazine, Perspective.