Jasmine joined Cambridge Associates in 2018 as Head of Diverse Manager Research to lead the firm’s ongoing initiative to identify and research investment managers in all public and private asset classes that have underrepresented owners or leaders, including women and people of color. She has over fifteen years of both buy and sell side experience. Prior to joining Cambridge Associates, Ms. Richards worked at FIS Group as an International Equity Manager and Research Analyst responsible for identifying and managing investment strategies, with an emphasis on diverse-owned asset managers.
Jasmine is a frequent speaker at client and industry events, including The Investment Diversity Exchange (TIDE), National Association for Security Professionals (NASP), New America Alliance (NAA) and National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC). She also regularly contributes to thought leadership in the diverse manager space partnering with industry organization such as the Intentional Endowments Network and Confluence Philanthropy. Jasmine holds an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business where she concentrated in Finance, Accounting and Strategic Management. While at University of Chicago, she also studied Emerging Markets at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. She also attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the New York Institute of Technology for her undergraduate education. She is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Boston.