Zoë  True

Zoë True

Zoë True

Zoë is an Associate Director at Intentional Futures, where she untangles complex evidence to inform strategies and solve problems for the social sector. She leads diverse projects, including creating a custom data visualization tool to improve global health decision-making and assessing policy, business, and technology solutions to address the global digital divide. In addition to her project work, Zoë is a member of Intentional Futures’ leadership team where she shapes company-wide policy on issues like diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Outside of Intentional Futures, she serves on the City of Seattle Women’s Commission as the chair of the Community Health and Wellness Committee. On the Commission she has authored op-eds and organized community events to build empathy around homelessness and increase awareness about maternal health inequities.

Prior to Intentional Futures, Zoë worked in international development. She coordinated teams developing maternal vaccines to improve the health of mothers and infants worldwide at PATH and conducted policy research on topics like the effectiveness of mutual aid groups and trends of smallholder farmers in east Africa. She also served in the United States Peace Corps from 2011-2013 where she focused on women's health in Morocco.

Before the Peace Corps, Zoë directed development and marketing at an arts education nonprofit, led campaign offices, and was an avid volunteer around civic engagement, animal husbandry, and organic farming.

She holds two masters’ degrees, one in public administration from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, and one in Political Science from California State University, Long Beach.