UM Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy: Zoe Salamey

Zoe Salamey

Zoe Salamey is a student of Public Policy at the University of Michigan Ford School. She earned degrees in Political Science and Economics with minors in French and Arabic from Wayne State University, graduating summa cum laude in 2020. She has conducted and published research relating to voting rights, campaign strategies, comparative politics, and populism. Prior to arriving in Ann Arbor, she worked for ComEd, the electric utility for Northern Illinois, to advance the integration of clean-energy technologies into its electric power grid. Focused on development and policy, Zoe contributes globally, as well, advocating to include youth in high-level policy dialogues as a member of United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth Sustainable Development Goal 7 Youth Constituency’s Coordination team.