Jasmine Carter-Gales
Alumni Engagement Chair, NLC Nashville

Jasmine Worles is a Memphis, Tennessee native with a burning desire to see reform in policy and electoral politics that reflects the needs of marginalized and underserved people. She has pushed for fluid communication between grassroots communities and local government and has also promoted the importance of civic engagement by developing Nashville's first Black Millennial Voter Registration Rally. She has been named a Rising Star by the American Society of Public Administration, and is on a continued mission to use her skill to bring the voices that matter most in Democracy to the decision making table. Jasmine has served as Training Coordinator with the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, working to build progressive political power at the local, state, and federal levels. In this role, she helped to successfully train over 1,000 progressive candidates across more than 10 states. She’s been an integral part of building grassroots and national partnerships to ultimately equip progressive candidates with the A to Z's of running for office.

Jasmine currently serves as the Strategic Planning Advisor to the Chief of Staff of Shelby County Schools in Memphis, TN, where she lives with her husband and their dog, Tutu. In her free time, she enjoys hoarding house plants and traveling.