Originally from Arkansas, Julie received her A.B. from Harvard in 2009 with a degree in the Comparative Study of Religion. She then spent two years in New Orleans, LA teaching Algebra I through Teach for America. Her experience with TFA made her quite passionate about issues related to education, labor and poverty in America. She now works for Harvard's Federal Relations team in Washington, D.C. When she is not working on the Hill, Julie loves to play tennis.