Julia Lourie is a committed project manager, advocate, and fundraiser in the fields of criminal justice reform, women’s health, and the arts. Lourie currently works at the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI), a program of Bard College that opens access to high-quality college opportunity to people incarcerated in New York State prisons, and which supports returning citizens with Reentry and Continuing Education services. She is proud to bring her skills of event production, fundraising, and community outreach to use on behalf of currently and formerly incarcerated individuals. Lourie serves on the Board of Directors of ARRAY Alliance and Hivewild contemporary dance company. She holds a BS with Honors from NYU Steinhardt in Media, Culture, and Communication.