Yasmin Washbrook

Job Role
Senior Lecturer in Youth and Community

Yasmin was awarded a First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Youth and Community Work, at Newman University, gaining JNC professional status; going on to graduate at Masters level in the same field.

Yasmin achieved distinction for a Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, at Wrexham University in 2022.
Yasmin has 17 years of experience in the Youth and Community Work sector. Having the opportunity to work with young people in a variety of settings across England, Wales and Malta. Some of these have included; grassroots youth clubs, statutory youth services, Duke Of Edinburgh awards, children’s homes, housing and youth homeless provision including national youth engagement and digital youth work. Yasmin has focused on supporting and encouraging vulnerable young people across England, to have their voices heard by influencing organisational, Government and structural policies and systems that directly impact their lived experiences.

Yasmin became a council member for the Institute for Youth Work, being elected to the council in 2020; going on to become an editor for a Youth Work national publication, Youth & Policy, alongside being a mentor for the Equal Power, Equal Voice mentor partnership with Women's Equality Network (WEN) Wales, Stonewall Cymru, Disability Wales, and Ethnic Minorities & Youth Support Team (EYST). Yasmin has recent publications covering race equality and auto-ethnographic methodology, using personal experience and voice to influence research.

Hobbies: Yasmin spends her free time gardening and combining this hobby with craft-making. Yasmin also enjoys exploring England and Wales to develop her photography skills.