Julie Katz serves as Assistant Director of American Jewish Committee (AJC)’s Southeastern region. In her role, Julie creates and strengthens relationships between the Jewish community and political, diplomatic, faith and ethnic leaders in Atlanta.
Julie is a frequent speaker on topics related to Jewish advocacy, addressing both Jewish and non-Jewish audiences. She works with AJC leadership to cultivate relationships with the Black, Latino, Korean, Indian, Asian, Muslim and Christian communities, with the goal of educating diverse leaders about issues facing world Jewry, and helping the Jewish community understand the priorities of other faith and ethnic groups.
Julie also co-directs Leaders For Tomorrow (LFT), AJC’s leadership training program for high school students. LFT educates students about issues facing the global Jewish community, teaches the importance of relationship building, and helps them become effective Jewish advocates.
In addition to her local work, Julie plans and leads AJC Global’s high profile Poland Exchange, which fights antisemitism in Europe. The exchange brings Polish business, political, academic and media leaders to the United States and provides an in-depth analysis of the issues facing world Jewry.
Outside of her work at AJC, Julie serves on the University of Georgia Alumni Association’s community service committee and is a mentor to recent graduates.