Julia has worked with all levels of government and not for profit agencies across Australia to conduct social research, evaluate programs and services, communicate research findings and build the capacity of organizations to use and generate evidence. She has a highly collaborative approach to her work with organizations assisting them to find practical ways to use evidence in their programs and services and find out what works for their communities. Julia has completed a Master of Evaluation and a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences from the University of Melbourne. She has a breadth of experience and knowledge across a wide range of research methods, including both qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis approaches. This is complemented by her skills in project management, facilitation, workshop design and using program design tools. In her spare time, you will find Julia writing, painting, or on an adventure in the great outdoors with her toddler.