Julie’s first career was as a secondary school teacher at a large multi ethnic inner city school. She then went to the Race Relations Office as an educator and after its merger continued in this role with the Human Rights Commission.
Julie has worked extensively with Rainbow Tick, and Silver Rainbow, helping organisations get 'rainbow ready' via education and accreditation.
She has a MEd(Hons) and much of that was studying techniques to engage participants mentally and emotionally. Julie has the ability to put things in an easy to understand way and has a wealth of case studies to illustrate concepts.
“Julie shows empathy with the people she walks alongside, energy and flair for creating interactive materials which make workshops fun as well as meaningful”
- Zheela Vokes
“I was always impressed by her ability to hold the group process, connect with the group and guide them toward their goal"
- Sam RB
"Julie is amazing at keeping conversations flowing without ignoring complexity or conflict”
- Joey MacDonald
"She is a gifted community builder"
- Hiroshi Nakatsuji
"Engages and ignites students’ interest"
- Anne Moore