Julie is the Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, a non-profit advocacy organization working to shift federal policy from higher education to higher learning. In addition they advocate for education and training beyond high school that leads to a degree, credential, or employment. Prior to joining Higher Learning Advocates, she was the Director of Federal Policy at the Lumina Foundation. During her time at the Lumina Foundation, she developed and continued to lead the foundation’s strategy on federal policy to increase student attainment.
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