Julie joined KWIC in 2003 as an exciting opportunity to connect her experiences in community development and social justice work, within Canada as well as overseas, with a new life in Peterborough. What she enjoys most is getting connected with and learning from all the amazing people that gather through KWIC, bringing their passion and ideas. (And the great food notorious at KWIC gatherings). She is mindful of the urgent need to preserve the integrity of this amazing and interconnected life system we call Earth for her beautiful son and children everywhere.
Julie completed her Honours B.A. at Waterloo University (Co-op Program), B. ED. at York and a Community-based International Development Program, specializing in Participatory Approaches at the COADY International Institute (St. Xavier University) in Nova Scotia. She is a active member of the Partnership Brokers Alumni Association, having completed a Level I Certificate in Partnership Brokering, and important skill to facilitate the many partnerships and collaboartions integral to KWIC's work.