Zoe Darmé

Business Program Manager at Microsoft

Zoe Darmé is a Business Program Manager with Microsoft, where she focuses on multistakeholder approaches to trust and safety, content governance and moderation, and the overall safety landscape online. Previously, she led the global outreach efforts in support of Facebook's oversight board. Prior to joining the tech industry, Zoe served in various policy and program capacities with the United Nations' Department of Peacekeeping Operations. As part of the UN's peace and security efforts in West Africa and the Great Lakes region, Zoe focused on building the rule of law; managing disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration programs for ex-combatants; engaging in security sector reform; and supporting the clearance of mines and other explosive hazards. While Director of Strategic Initiatives at John Jay College for Criminal Justice, Zoe led teams conducting research and providing technical assistance on homicides and gang violence.

Previously, she served with the U.S. Department of Justice, where she focused on police and justice system reform. Zoe earned her M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD) and her B.A. from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL). Zoe was also a nominee for the 2011 Service to America Medal.