Yasmin Boakye in  St. Louis, MO

Tutor of: SAT, ACT, Literature, ISEE, SSAT; AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, Academic English, Writing Instruction

Yasmin graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis, where she earned her B.A. in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies with minors in Anthropology and Creative Writing. While at WashU, she was a John. B. Ervin Scholar and Mellon Mays Undergraduate Research Fellow, and she won the Mellon Mays Presentation Prize for her ethnographic fieldwork on contemporary youth attitudes toward contraceptives in urban Kumasi.

Post-graduation, Yasmin was awarded the Global Academic Fellowship in Writing from NYU Abu Dhabi, where she spent two years supporting the Arts and Humanities Division as a tutor and teacher to undergraduates from over 100 different countries. She was later appointed to serve under NYU’s Deputy President as the Academic and Student Affairs Specialist for the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Programs. An avid reader and prose writer, she is a Callaloo Fellow in Fiction, and her essays and stories have most recently appeared in Refinery29, Fourth & Sycamore, TRACK/FOUR, and Birds’ Thumb.