Júlia is a Communications Graduate Professional. She has previously conducted research focusing on development cooperation and Central American migration. Her current research focus on development cooperation and its connection to tourism.
She holds a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) and is expecting a Bachelor's in Leisure and Tourism from the University of São Paulo (USP). Prior to joining UNIDIR, Júlia has worked with IATI (International Aid Transparency Initiative) and UNDP as IATI Community Platform Intern.
Júlia has two published books in collaboration with the Youth Politician (previously Youth Economist). She speaks English, Portuguese, French and has a good knowledge of Spanish.