Julie and Advancing Green Chemistry have a mission to create powerful change by fostering relationships with and between brilliant thinkers and strategic actors. Before co-founding AGC in 2006, Julie was the Project Director for the “Green Chemistry Centers of Excellence Project” for the American Chemical Society’s Green Chemistry Institute. Previously she worked for several foundations. First as Program Officer for the W. Alton Jones Foundation focused on Children’s Health, Climate Change, and Environmental Economics. Following this she was a Program Officer with the Virginia Health Care Foundation specializing in building unique coalitions to increase access to affordable health care. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia.