Julie is the Deputy Director of Strategy and Operations at CPRL. Julie leads CPRL's operations and student supports, project development, and external affairs. Before joining CPRL, Julie served as in-house and outside counsel to a range of organizations and individuals, including as a litigation associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, and most recently as the General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer of P.A.C.E. Education Strategies. Julie began her career as a middle school reading and language arts teacher in New Orleans. She holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy, politics, and economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from Duke University.