A Southerner, salsa lover, type enthusiast, traveller, and perfectionist, Julia manages NOVAC’s Born Digital Youth Media Program. Operating at the intersection of design and programming to create new learning experiences for young people and adults alike, the Born Digital Youth Media Program develops young future creatives, ages 8 to 24, from diverse background in South Louisiana who can use digital media training opportunities to develop high wage and low barrier entry to careers. Julia is also graphic designer and illustrator. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Art & Art History from Trinity University in 2009 and a Master of Public Administration from Louisiana State University in 2015. She has been working in the arts for over a decade and in public education for the last nine years.