Zoe Flowers leads the National Resource Centers Work to promote healing services for survivors from historically marginalized communities. She is a seasoned domestic violence advocate, author and filmmaker. Her poetry and essays can be found in Stand Our Ground; Poems for Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander, Dear Sister: Letters from Survivors of Sexual Assault and the upcoming anthology, Love WITH Accountability: Digging Up the Roots of Child Sexual Abuse. Her articles and interviews can be found on The Grio, Bloom Magazine, and several online journals.
Zoë began her career in the Domestic Violence Movement as an Office Manager with the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (GCADV). After six short months, she was promoted to Public Awareness, Membership and Training Coordinator. She was then asked to join the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (CPEDV). While at CPEDV, she successfully ran the Centers for Disease Control and Injury Prevention’s DELTA Program (A CDC teen dating violence prevention initiative). In this role, she supervised six sub-grantee programs across the state and assisted them with achieving their deliverables. She also developed and coordinate our Statewide Primary Prevention Consortium. She was then sought out by the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV), for the Director of Training and Technical Assistance position. It was at this time that she was appointed to the Child Death Review Committee by the Florida Surgeon General and conducted onsite shelter audits to ensure compliance with FCADV regulations regarding best practices for serving survivors. In her current role as the Director of Survivor Programs at WOCN, Inc. where she leads several projects across the country focused on ensuring the safety and security of marginalized survivors and their families.