Director, Blackstone LaunchPad

Zoe Mckinley

Zoe joined the university in January 2014. Before joining PhilaU, Zoe served as the Executive Director of GoodCompany group, a social enterprise education non-profit in Philadelphia.

While at GoodCompany, she built a strong network of partnerships with individuals and organizations involved in social enterprise. She also developed two new entrepreneurship support programs, successfully brought in grants from national foundations, and led the organization through a merger and brand re-envisioning.

Prior to her work with GoodCompany, Zoe worked as a public policy researcher at the Walter Rand Institute at Rutgers University in Camden. Before moving from Colorado to Philadelphia, she was involved in a number of urban revitalization projects in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

Zoe holds a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Colorado, Denver and a BA in Psychology from the University of Denver.

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