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Julie Pham

Julie Pham has served on the board of SVP Seattle since 2012. She also heads marketing for SVP Fast Pitch and chairs the SVP Outreach committee. She gave an Ignite style presentation entitled “Being Scrappy” at the 2012 SVP Annual Partners’ Meeting.

Julie is the Vice President of Community Engagement and Marketing at Washington Technology Industry Association and a Commissioner for the City of Seattle’s Economic Development Commission. She also co-owns Northwest Vietnamese News, the largest Vietnamese language newspaper in the region, with her family.

In her free time, Julie blogs for Forbes.com and holds 9Others dinners. She heads Sea Beez, a capacity-building program for Seattle’s ethnic media she founded in 2010. She has served on the boards of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) and MLK Business Association.

She is the recipient of the 2015 German Marshall Memorial Fellowship and 2012 Tatsua Nakada Youth Award; 2011 John Merrill Memorial Service Award; and the 2010 New America Media & Atlantic  Philanthropies  Ethnic  Elders Journalism Fellowship.  She was named to Puget Sound Business Journal “40 under 40” list in 2011 and to the lists of Women of Power: Future Builders and Women of Courage: Braving New Horizons in 2012.

Julie graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley. She taught History at UC Berkeley, managed the Journal of Vietnamese Studies, and earned her PhD in History at Cambridge University as a Gate Cambridge Scholar.

Julie lives in Seattle’s International District.