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 during the last several years has worked with youth and students in a variety of educational settings. Julie is dedicated to learning languages and is deeply interested in centering language access in her career and in her personal life.
Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies from Tulane University, and she is working towards a certificate as an Interpreter and Translator with UNO's Certificate Program in Translating and Interpreting. Julie's current working languages are English, Spanish and Portuguese, and she soon hopes to be proficient in Turkish.