Julie Smith is the Faculty Director for the Business Core Curriculum and a Communication Instructor for the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She received her MBA from the University of Chicago in Finance and Policy and her BA from Emory University.
Julie began her career conducting research at The World Bank, contributing to publications focused on women in developing countries.
She spent many years as a management consultant in the private sector specializing in business process re-engineering across a variety of industries. Eventually, she segued to focus in-house and trained her colleagues in public speaking, and the art of persuasion. Ultimately, she led the Training and Recruiting efforts to manage the hiring process for a growing consulting firm.
Julie has more than a decade of teaching experience, working with graduate and undergraduate students in numerous communication courses including public speaking, introduction to human communication, persuasion and argumentation and advocacy.
Julie moved to Boulder from the East Coast, happily exchanging the ocean to hike the beautiful mountains.