Jasmine Hentschel

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Affiliation: UX Designer, THRIVE; M.S. in School of Information, University of Michigan

Website: www.jashent.com

Focuses: Human-Computer Interaction, Linguistics, Rapid Ethnography, India

Biography:
I’m a UX Designer who stays involved with ICTD work in her spare time. My research focuses primarily on designing for low-resource settings, participatory design methodology, and sociolinguistics in the Indian context. I received my Masters in Information Science from the University of Michigan where I worked with Joyojeet Pal.

Honors & Awards:

  • 2016 Ideas to Serve (I2S) competition runner-up. Award: $2,000
  • 2016 Ideas to Serve (I2S) competition best poster. Award: $500
  • ExpoSItion Award for Community Service. 2015. Award: $1,000 (University of Michigan)
  • Global Information Engagement Program Fellowship. 2014. (University of Michigan)
  • Award for Excellence in Punjabi Language Study. 2014. (University of Michigan)
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship. Academic Year 2014-2015. Award: $33,000 (University of Michigan)
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship. Academic Year 2013-2014. Award: $33,000 (University of Michigan)
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship. Summer 2013. Award: $3,000 (University of Michigan)

Papers:

Rice Today, Roti Tomorrow: Diets and Diabetes in Urban Indian Households
Jasmine Hentschel, Samyukta Sherugar, Rui ZhouVaishnav Kameswaran, Rajesh Chandwani, and Neha Kumar |
CHI ’17

Goodbye Text, Hello Emoji: Mobile Communication on WeChat in China
Rui Zhou, Jasmine Hentschel, and Neha Kumar | CHI ’17

Agricultural Knowledge Management in Rural China: Learning from Existing Approaches in India
Rui Zhou, Jasmine Hentschel, and Neha Kumar | CHI ’16 (Development Consortium Workshop Paper)

Sada Vehra: a framework for crowdsourcing Punjabi language content
Jasmine Hentschel and Joyojeet Pal | ICTD ’15