Originally from Austin, Texas, Mrs. Yasmeen Qadimasil’s personal beliefs regarding environmental protection have laid the foundation for her professional career. Mrs. Qadimasil's federal agency experience within environmental advocacy stems from her policy, administrative and NEPA compliance experience at the National Park Service, American Institute of Biological Sciences, Ecological Society of America, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Mrs. Qadimasil received her Juris Doctorate from Thomas E. Cooley Law School. Additional educational credentials include a Master’s of Science in Biology from Howard University and a Bachelor’s of Science from Tuskegee University. In February of 2013, due to hard work and perseverance, Mrs. Qadimasil placed 5th(among 224 teams) at the National Negotiation Competition in Dallas, TX.