Julie is an independent strategic advisor for philanthropy and nonprofits. Previously, she served as a Program Officer at the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation where she led STEM Education grantmaking. Julie has been a principal at The Parthenon Group, where she managed consulting projects for K–12 education organizations and other nonprofit, public, and private industry clients. She also previously worked as a consultant at Accenture and as a Program Manager for New Sector Alliance. During her graduate studies, Julie was an Education Pioneer and served as chief of staff to the CEO of the KIPP Foundation. Julie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Biology from Stanford University, a Master of Education degree from the Stanford School of Education, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.