Jasmine Stidham

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Jasmine Stidham is a debate coach at the Kinkaid School in Houston, TX and an assistant coach for Dartmouth College. She was previously the Assistant Director of Debate at the Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles, CA. In 2018, she graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma, where she debated for four years in college policy debate. As a high school coach, Jasmine has qualified dozens of students to the Tournament of Champions in Lincoln-Douglas and policy debate, including two TOC finalists. Her students closed out the 2019 NDCA National Championship in LD, and won the Dukes & Bailey Cup in 2021. At the collegiate level, Jasmine helped coach Dartmouth to win the 2021 Copeland Award and the National Debate Tournament two years in a row. She is also the director of Girls Debate, an organization dedicated to highlighting issues facing gender minorities in debate and providing free resources to the debate community.