Jasmine Walker, MBA, CRA

Director of Business Operations
Contact: 312-413-3785 | [email protected]

Jasmine Walker is the Director of Business Operations for the Center for Research on Women and Gender.  In this role, she manages the Center’s day-to-day administrative and financial operations, grants portfolio and human resource activities.

She is a Certified Research Administrator with more than 15 years experience in research administration. Prior to her arrival at UIC, she held the roles of business manager at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago.  She has earned an MBA from National-Louis University; B.S., in Computer Science from Northeastern Illinois University; and graduate certificates in Web and Internet Development and Strategic Organizational Management from NU’s School of Professional Studies.

She has also served on the UIC Business Managers Training Advisory Committee (member, 2019-2020), (co-chair, 2018-2020)  Minority Women’s Concerns subcommittee (Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Women), and (member, 2018-2020) Staff Advocacy subcommittee (CCSW). Her professional memberships include the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) and the Society of Research Administrators International (SRAI).