Julia is recent graduate from NYU with degrees in both English and Elementary/Special Education. She has a passion for the environment, culture, gender politics, and for integrating all three into the education system. Julia currently resides in Brooklyn and works as a teacher and a tutor with students in special education. Through this work, she has grown to believe that the human connection is one of the most powerful resources in the world. Julia also has worked as a content writer, editor, and copy-editor for a literacy start-up program. She comes to Voices for Biodiversity to expand and explore editing and writing. In her spare time Julia loves music, practicing yoga, running, reading, cooking, exploring the city, traveling, and blogging.