Julie R. Dargis is a strategic international development and organizational learning advisor and researcher with over 20 years experience working with diverse populations in fast-paced environments. She supports organizations with their management, operations, evaluation and research needs. Throughout her career, she has worked in international development, humanitarian relief and emergency response in a variety of countries. She is a specialist in performance-based programming, field-based studies, action research and operational solutions. Her work with individuals builds highly cohesive teams that are aligned with the mission and goals of their respective organizations, partners and donors.
Julie's first book, Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa (2013) is a collection of essays and verse highlighting her most memorable experiences from her work overseas. White Moon in a Powder Blue Sky (2016) considers the subtle sciences through the application of quantum physics and consciousness to promote personal and professional growth. Borderland: An Exploration of States of Consciousness in New and Selected Sonnets was published by Hermes House Press in February 2018. Her fourth book, See You in My Dreams: A Daughter's Journey with her Father through Dementia in Sonnets was released in November 2018.
Listen to a Radio Interview on WPFW Community Radio that includes a short guided poetry reading to reduce stress here.