Julia joined DRW in 2020 as a volunteer for DRW’s Strategic Partnerships Program; she later transitioned into a role as Development Coordinator. She is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Public Health from the University of Washington, where she plans to graduate in 2021. Julia appreciates how public health can bridge together scientific research, public policy, community organization, law, and social science to promote health and improve lives. She has spent time working in advocacy and research and is passionate about disability justice, especially access to quality healthcare. In her spare time, she loves to run, bake bread, and cook.