Julie Allen is in her final year of the Masters of Public Policy program at the George Washington University where she is concentrating in political strategy. She graduated from the University of Washington in 2009 with a major in communications and a minor in Spanish. Before moving to the “other” Washington, Julie worked for Clear Channel Communications in Seattle as the Continuity Director. She now works for the Office of Management and Budget in the Budget Review Division. She loves to travel and enjoys the three R’s: reading, running, and red wine.