Jasmine Lawrence currently serves as a Technical Program Manager on the Portal ( formerly Building 8) team at Facebook. This team is building products that make it easier for people to connect with the ones they love most.
Previously, she served as a Technical Program Manager at SoftBank Robotics America where she lead a multidisciplinary team to create software for social, humanoid robots.
Earlier in her career, Jasmine was a Program Manager at Microsoft. On the Microsoft HoloLens Experience team Jasmine created customer driven Mixed Reality applications for enterprise partners. Before that she worked on the Xbox Engineering team creating cross-platform social experiences for millions of gamers around the world.
Jasmine earned her Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, with concentrations in devices and artificial intelligence, from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She also holds a Master's degree in Human Centered Design & Engineering from the University of Washington.
At the age of 13, after attending a NFTE BizCamp, Jasmine founded EDEN BodyWorks to meet her own need for affordable natural hair and body care products. After almost 14 years in business her products are available at Target, Wal-Mart, CVS, Walgreens, Amazon.com , Kroger, HEB, and Sally Beauty Supply stores just to name a few.