Zoë Jenkins (she/her) is a board member of the Kentucky Student Voice Team.
Zoë Jenkins (she/her) is a board member of the Kentucky Student Voice Team and formerly served as the Executive Podcast Producer. She joined the Kentucky Student Voice Team when she was in 8th grade after noticing disparities in her school’s climate and student involvement in decision-making. In her junior year, Zoë started Get Schooled, the podcast of the Kentucky Student Voice Team.
As a National Geographic Young Explorer, Zoë expanded the podcast's efforts to amplify the voices of students who are least heard in Kentucky. She has led presentations in Beckley, WV; Galveston, TX; and many more.
Apart from her work with KSVT, Zoë co-created resources for Generation Z to be more culturally responsive, empathetic, and equity-driven through a non-profit she founded called DICCE. Zoë has been published in Blavity, Education Week, and the National Geographic Education Blog.
Zoë is an undergraduate at the University of Virginia and a 2021 graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Lexington.