Pronouns : she / her / hers
Julie brings to Elevate a guiding belief in the nonprofit sector’s potential for real impact on systems and the aspirations and lives of individuals, communities, and movements. Her background in the nonprofit world spans over five years and includes experience with two domestic and sexual violence crisis centers, an LGBTQ+ public interest law firm, and a number of museums. Most recently, she worked in marketing for an educational technology company and served as an English Language Assistant for secondary school students in Seville, Spain.
Julie holds an MPhil in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge with emphasis in gender, sexuality, and museums. Her dissertation included original research into museums as social agents with ethical obligations for activist practice. Julie earned her BA, magna cum laude, in Politics from Washington and Lee University with minors in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Medieval and Renaissance Studies. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa honor society, Pi Sigma Alpha honor society, and Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women.
Outside of work, Julie can be found reading LGBTQ+ fantasy and mythology retellings, searching for the perfect donut, or listening to a Hercule Poirot audiobook.
I have a good memory for lyrics! I often have full albums or musicals memorized, with past musical choices including Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, and Six.
I would be an em dash. I use them frequently in my own writing because I love their versatility and the way that they quite literally add a dash of dramatic intrigue.
I am a passionate defender of the Oxford comma.
My ideal Sunday afternoon includes brunch with friends and reading.