Julia has distinguished herself as an outstanding leader with progressively senior roles at World Vision Canada, a global front-runner in the charitable and international development sector focused on poverty alleviation for children, families, and communities. She managed various areas of the business including communications and public relations, integrated marketing strategy, and creative and design. In her most recent role as Corporate Strategy Director, she helped lead the organization through a new strategic framework and formation of the organization’s annual operating plan.

Prior to this, she worked in the brand and creative department at Corus Entertainment, producing on-air promotions and print and digital content for various television networks including W and YTV.

Julia is passionate about equitable access to education programs and social services for children and families, having spent time mentoring, tutoring, and providing meals with various community organizations over the last few decades. As an advisory board member of Arts Etobicoke, she supports this established arts council as it provides community members access to arts programming and advocates on behalf of city artists.

Julia holds  Carleton University’s Bachelor of Journalism and is a graduate of  McMaster University’s Master of Communication-MBA hybrid program, where she continues to support as a part-time teaching assistant. She is change management certified and an accredited public relations professional with the Canadian Public Relations Society.

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