Julie is a native Baltimorean and lifelong Presbyterian at Roland Park Presbyterian Church. She graduated from Roland Park Country School, received her BA from Wellesley College in Middle Eastern Studies, and a Master’s Degree from Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. Instead of pursuing her early goal of going into the Foreign Service, Julie married Dan Evans, and stayed rooted in her hometown. Before coming to Second Presbyterian Church in 2010, she worked for the State of Maryland for 20 years developing international exchange programs in several countries around the world for the Maryland’s Sister State Program, working in marketing and communications for Maryland’s Office of International Business, and marketing the University of Maryland BioPark.
Julie and Dan have two children and live in Homeland. Austin is currently pursuing a master’s degree in biomedical engineering at Tampere University in Finland and , Claire is a graphic designer, having graduated from MICA in 2020. Julie enjoys cooking, gardening, reading literary fiction, traveling, spending time in natural places, and learning new things. She is an admitted NPR junkie.