Zoe Johnson

Zoe Johnson

Policy Analyst


Zoe Johnson is the Policy Analyst at the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children, where
she utilizes her background as a macro social worker to analyze data and advocate for
policies that will provide Louisiana’s young children with the resources they need to live healthy and fulfilling lives.

Her previous experience includes three years in policy research & advocacy, program development, and case management in the nonprofit sector, as well as several years in the art industry. In addition to early care and education, Zoe’s areas of interest include housing, healthcare, economic equity, and environmental issues.

Zoe’s passion for systems-level thinking and interest in data analysis led her to pursue a Master’s degree in Social Work from Columbia University. There, she was able to develop her skills in policy analysis and study the intersections of her interest areas. She also holds a BA in Studio Art from Tulane University.

Originally from San Francisco, she has enjoyed 10 years in Louisiana and is proud to call New Orleans home. In her free time, Zoe enjoys live music, spending time outdoors, and being a co-captain of the WeatherGirls dancing krewe.