Julianna received her Bachelors Degree in geography and communication studies from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. During her time in Montreal Julianna worked with youth in various settings on literacy and social justice initiatives. After completing a Masters in Education Julianna moved to New Orleans to join family. From 2012-2016 Julianna taught history and geography at the International High School of New Orleans.
Julianna joined YEP in September, 2016 as an instructor at NOPLAY and The Village.