BWJP Welcomes Zoë Barr as the new Operations Manager

Zoë is a graduate of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN, an all-women college, with one of the most diverse student campuses in Minnesota.  Zoë has a background in team leadership and project management. She is looking forward to using her unique skills and experiences to support the operations and project management of the organization. When she isn’t working, she enjoys spending quality time with friends and family as well as golfing and playing volleyball.

"Zoë’s background in team leadership and project management, paired with her unique experiences, make her a truly valuable asset to our operations. We're thrilled to have her on board!" - Amy J. Sánchez, CEO BWJP 

Meet Zoë

Q: What brought you into the field of gender-based violence? 

  • I connected with a family – friend who shared the opportunity and made me want to get involved. Once I learned more about the history of BWJP and DV, I realized this was important work that I wanted to be a part of.

Q: What drew you to BWJP? 

  • I was drawn to BWJP’s mission and values to help women of gender-based violence. I was also impressed by how the culture was described at BWJP. The team used words like family, good work-life balance, empowering, and encouraging! I am excited to be a part of this amazing organization.

Q: What are you most looking forward to working at BWJP?   

  • I am looking forward to the opportunity for a chance to contribute to the team and make a meaningful impact on operation strategy and execution. While working with and learning from my colleagues here at BWJP!

Q: How do you like to spend your time outside of work? 

  • I love exploring new parts of my community here in the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area. I enjoy anything outside and being active which can include playing golf and volleyball. When I am not active, I enjoy spending quality time with family and friends.

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