Julie is a graduate from McGill University in International Development Studies and English Literature. She is passionate about global food security and agricultural sustainability. To learn more about these issues, she completed a field study in East Africa, where she traveled with fellow students and professors. She completed an internship in Kibera, Kenya where she worked with a women's group and learned about their lifestyle and income sources.
Julie is currently working as the Program Coordinator for 4-H Quebec, a youth organization that provides opportunities for rural youth to develop their leadership skills.