March 13, 2018
Julia is TGF’s Executive Director, bringing over 20 years of experience in the fields of public health and human services. As ED of the YWCA Santa Monica, Julia spearheaded the organization’s efforts to become a known convener of programs and partners working to empower women, girls, and families at every life stage and turning point. Prior to the YWCA, Julia served as Director of Fundraising for AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s worldwide HIV/AIDS treatment and care programs – experience that she leveraged from her HIV/AIDS, family planning and maternal/child health work with Population Services International in Washington, DC, and India. As a Director of Community Services for the American Cancer Society, Julia led a small staff and a mighty team of volunteers in implementing cancer education and patient service programs, plus community-wide fundraising events to support cancer research. Julia lives in Santa Monica with her daughter, Isabella, and their “Morkie” Max!