Julie Bond joined the EMC team in January 2010. 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.