Julie Yang joined the National Center for APEC as Policy Director in January 2019. Julie also focused on trade policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as Senior Manager for Korea and Japan. She covered economic news at the Washington bureau of the Asahi Shimbun and the Seoul bureau of the Wall Street Journal and promoted female athletes as Manager for International Public Relations at the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA). Julie received her B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University while working as an editorial assistant for the alumni magazine. She also has an M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University where she worked as a graduate research assistant on international cooperation in science and technology and received an eBay policy scholar fellowship. Julie speaks fluent Korean.