Julie Heath
Julie Heath

Originally from Arkansas, Julie received her A.B. from Harvard in 2009 with a degree in the Comparative Study of Religion. She then spent two years in New Orleans, LA teaching Algebra I through Teach for America. Her experience with TFA made her quite passionate about issues related to education, labor and poverty in America. She now works for Harvard's Federal Relations team in Washington, D.C. When she is not working on the Hill, Julie loves to play tennis.

Feb. 12, 2013

Mardi Gras 2013: What Visitors Don't Understand About the Celebration

There's more to Mardi Gras than beads, boobs, and booze. The beauty of Mardi Gras season is that residents realize the importance of setting aside their troubles and reveling with the community.

Dec. 30, 2012

Education Reform: 6 Big Developments in Education in 2012

From the rise of ed tech to innovative financial aid tools, 2012 was a good year for the improvement of education in America. Here are 6 important developments.
Nov. 9, 2011

Ohio Repeals Anti-Union Law: Why Unions Are Needed to Bridge Education Gap

A decline in education unions would make teaching a substantially less attractive profession for talented individuals.