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Student Trustee: Zoe ShepardC'2026

Spelman Trustee Zoe ShepardB.S., Spelman College, C'2026
Spelman College Board of Trustees: Elected in 2023
City of Residence: Mableton, Georgia

Zoe Shepard is a sophomore student at Spelman College pursuing a B.S. in Health Science. A Dean’s Scholar and Ethel Waddell Githii Honors Scholar, she is actively involved within the Spelman Community as a member of the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students and the Health Careers Club.

She is also a Career Planning and Development Ambassador who aids with events geared towards providing career, internship, graduate school, and professional development opportunities. Outside of the academic arena, she enjoys singing in Sister’s Chapel as a member of the Manifest Praise Team and the Genesis Community Choir. With her background in ballet, she also enjoys taking advantage of athletic and artistic outlets that are available on campus.

After graduation, Shepard intends to pursue medical school with the goal of working clinically and in health administration.

Why I Serve on the Spelman College Board of Trustees

Spelman has given me perspective, community, and empowerment to boldly pursue my interests and passions. Already having an understanding of the importance of Spelman as an institution, I am honored to serve and be an active participant in the promotion and maintenance of the college. More than this, I’m looking forward to learning from the esteemed members of the board and gaining a deeper understanding of how boards function.