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Julie Gamze-Elçin   she/her
Escalera Program Manager

Julie is the Escalera Program Manager with Puentes. She has lived in New Orleans for 10 years and has had the pleasure of working with different generations of English Language Learners towards their education and workforce goals. As the Escalera program manager and instructor, Julie supports youth on their paths through high school and in preparing for their education and career plans after graduating from high school.

Julie completed her undergraduate studies at Tulane University in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, and she is working towards a certificate as an Interpreter and Translator at the University of New Orleans. Julie speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese, and plans to add on Turkish soon!


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