Founder + President of Wish for WASH, LLC and Social Impact Designer
In 2014, Atlanta native, Jasmine Burton and her senior design team won the Georgia Tech InVenture Prize Competition, the largest undergraduate invention competition in the United States, for their design of an inexpensive mobile toilet, SafiChoo. Before graduating from Georgia Tech, Burton participated in the Georgia Tech Women’s Leadership conference, the CDC’s Summer Public Health Scholars Program, the Humanity in Action Polish Fellowship and Industrial Design studio classes that emphasized social impact design work. Burton recently served as a Global Health Corps fellow in Lusaka, Zambia and simultaneously led the beta pilot of the SafiChoo toilet. Burton is a social impact designer who is passionate about improving the global sanitation crisis and other health inequities through human centered design and business acumen which led to the creation of her social startup, Wish for WASH. Ultimately, she seeks to utilize design to advocate for universal health.