Julie Bond joined the EMC team in January 2010 and served as Interim Director during the 2011-12 academic year. She is responsible for all aspects of new project development at the Center, from federal and foundation grants to corporate and non-profit partnerships. Julie holds a Bachelors degree in International Studies and Human Development from Colby College and a Masters degree in Policy, Planning and Administration from Boston University. She has a wide spectrum of development experience in funding research, grant writing and grants management and compliance. Prior to joining the EMC, Julie worked in independent grant consulting; in grants management for the Agency of Commerce and Community Development for the State of Vermont; and in funding research for the Office of Sponsored Programs at Boston University. Julie is also a volunteer grant writer with the global women's health organization, Grounds for Health.