As a Regional Affiliate Manager for the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award, Zoë supports both the Aspirations staff and volunteer affiliate teams in recognizing young women, non-binary and genderqueer students and their educators.
Zoë earned her BS degree in Human Rehabilitative Services and MS degree in Organizational Leadership. As a first generation college student, Zoë went into college blindly and had to quickly learn how to navigate the culture of higher education. This led to her career guiding, supporting and advocating for special population college students for over 15 years at the Community College of Denver, CU-Boulder and CCCOnline. She also worked as a consultant at Ocelot (bot services for higher ed) and as an Executive Functioning coach.
Areas of experience and interest include cultural competence, equity in education, community building and mindfulness. Zoë keeps busy creating, cooking, meditating and planning trips! She is the parent of three awesome teenagers and has an amazing partner. Born and raised in Boulder, her parents and sister are still in town and they spend a lot of time together.