Julie Girard is a PhD student in Philosophy at Paris VIII University and a French-American writer. She holds a Master of Science in management from HEC Paris (Grande Ecole) and a Master of Law in International Taxation from University Paris II-Assas.
Before pursuing an academic career, Julie worked as an entrepreneur, first as a gallery director at Julie Meneret Contemporary Art, then as an art advisor, developing an international clientele of art collectors.
As a philanthropist, Julie has been supporting New York charities for many years, being very active at the Aperture Foundation, the Carter Burden Center, and Children’s Aid Society. Julie has also been involved in several French political campaigns.