Julie F. Montgomery has over 15 years of experience in the international development and humanitarian sector. Julie is currently the Director for Innovation and Learning at InterAction, the largest coalition of U.S.-based NGOs working on international development and humanitarian response. With an extensive background in project management, coalition-building, and partnerships, her expertise includes open data, design, and the use of technology for learning and impact. She currently leads InterAction's NGO Aid Map, which demonstrates what InterAction members are doing around the world. During her tenure at InterAction, Julie has spearheaded a diverse set of projects and initiatives spanning from international development and humanitarian response. Her work has included online learning, facilitation, training, gender audits, publication management, design, fundraising, and donor relations.
Julie also currently serves as an adjunct professor for Human Rights Education Associates (HREA), where she teaches a course on gender mainstreaming. She holds a Bachelor of Science in psychology, Bachelor of Arts in sociology, and Master of Arts in sociology from the University of Florida. She currently resides in Washington, DC with her family.