Julia has more than ten years of experience as an acclaimed national speaker. Before her stroke, Julia had a successful career as a manager in software customer support. Rapid advancement through the ranks of her company was within her grasp when she suffered the debilitating injury, effectively ending her career in the corporate world. And thus began herjourney of rediscovery and reinvention as author, health care advocate and motivational speaker. Julia was raised in Andover, MA, in a loving ifchaotic household with eight brothers, an upbringing that no doubt madeher battle-ready for the literal fight for her life. Julia lives with herhusband Jim, son Rory, and dog Shaggy in a suburb outside Boston, whereshe is working on writing projects as she continues to overcome the effects of stroke.
This event first appeared on EssexCountyCreates.org