A contributing writer for The Economist Group, Julie has more than two decades of experience as a journalist in the United States and abroad. From 2002 to 2008 she was a correspondent for The Economist magazine, reporting from both the United States and the United Kingdom, and she currently writes for the magazine, the Economist.com website and the Economist Intelligence Unit. She began her journalism career at The Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, Mass., and has also worked for The Asian Wall Street Journal in Hong Kong and the International Herald Tribune in Paris. Julie has reported from more than 30 countries and is the author of Whispers at the Pagoda: Portraits of Modern Burma, published in 1999.
Perspectives Middle School presentation on February 25, 2010.