is Policy Director at the National Center for APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation), a multilateral forum of 21 economies focused on trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region. Julie also focused on trade policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as Senior Manager for Korea and Japan. She covered economic news at the Washington bureau of Japan's Asahi Shimbun and the Seoul bureau of the Wall Street Journal.
Julie also worked as Manager for International Public Relations at the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and focused on international cooperation in science and technology as a graduate research assistant at Georgetown University. She received her bachelor’s degree from Barnard College, Columbia University and a master’s degree from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Julie speaks fluent Korean.