Julie Vo joined Environmental Charter Schools in January 2015 as the Development Manager. In her role, she works to develop and build ECS partnerships while overseeing fundraising, marketing, grants, PR and communication activities. Julie is drawn to ECS’ commitment to growing civic-minded and self-aware students who are knowledgeable in community development practice and excited about making a difference.
Julie loves to connect with people and help them develop their strengths and share their personal stories. She holds a B.A. in Sociology and Asian American Studies and a minor in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Julie has over ten years of experience in grant writing, nonprofit development, youth mentorship programs and community arts, most recently at MOMS Orange County. She has been honored for her community leadership by the California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative and Senator Lou Correa and her writing was awarded the Best Advocacy Voice Award by New California Media Award. Julie currently serves on the board of the Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) and the Advisory Board of Orange County Environmental Justice and organizes with VietUnity-SoCal.