Julie graduated with a degree in Spanish and Education at Central Washington University, where she cultivated her passion for language and learning. Her time at CWU includes living abroad in Costa Rica, where she studied at the local university and lived with a host family. After she graduated from CWU, she returned to Costa Rica for a transformative experience where she contributed to ocean conservation efforts. Julie transitioned into the administrative and project management realm, dedicating a significant portion of her career to enhancing operational efficiency within various industries.
She has her certification in yoga and enjoys practicing yoga and teaching on the side whenever she can. She also enjoys spending time with her daughter and Australian Shepherd.