ABC’s of Juliette

Meet Juliette, the Center’s Evaluation Consultant! Read her ABC’s to get to know a little more about her.


A is for Area Code: 510

B is for Breakfast. What did you have for breakfast today? Eggs with kale and tomatoes and a big cup of coffee

C is for Calling. What do you consider your calling to be? Promoting democratic processes and public health to improve the world we live in

D is for Dogs. Do you have any? Never have, though my husband and son are working on me

E is for Energy. What do you do when you need more energy? Drink coffee and eat chocolate

F is for Fun. What do you like to do for fun? Travel to adventurous and exotic locations around the world

G is for Greatest Accomplishment. What is yours? I placed in the Intel Science Talent Search as a high school student

H is for Hometown. Where are you from? New York City

I is for Interesting: Name one interesting fact about yourself. I have been a pescetarian for over 35 years

J is for Job Title. What is yours? Evaluation Consultant

K is for Kids. Do you have any? Yes, a son who is almost 7

L is for Learning. What have you learned working at the American Lung Association thus far? That grass roots advocacy can result in policy change

M is for Millions. What would you do if you had a million dollars? Retire early so that I could travel more and volunteer for causes that are meaningful to me

N is for Need. What is one thing you need or couldn’t live without? Coffee – I love drinking it and I love the cafe culture

O is for Occupation. What was your occupation before coming to the American Lung Association? I worked for Partners for Democratic Change, an organization that promotes democratic processes to peacefully manage change and transition conflict internationally

P is for Pet Peeve. What is yours? Inconsiderate cell phone etiquette

Q is for Quote. Share your favorite quote. “O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” I have heard it so many times I think I say it in my sleep

R is for Right or Left? Are you a righty or a lefty? Righty

S is for Siblings. Do you have any? A sister who is one year younger

T is for Treat. What do you have/do when you want to treat yourself? Eat gourmet chocolates from our friend’s chocolate shop in San Francisco

U is for Useless. Do you have a useless talent? I was the hula hoop champion in our neighborhood when I was in elementary school

V is for Vacation. What is the best vacation you have been on? Toss up between trekking to see the silver back gorillas in Uganda and trekking to Tiger’s Nest temple in Bhutan

W is for Work. What made you decide to apply for a position with the American Lung Association? I had recently graduated with a mater’s degree in health policy and management and moved to California. It was 1990, and the American Lung Association had received a grant in the first round of Proposition 99 funding. ALAC seemed like a great organization and tobacco policy work is a great cause!

 X is for X-Ray. Have you ever had one? Why? Many, unfortunately – back, knee, ankle, wrist

Y is for Yummy. What is the yummiest food you make? Ratatouille

Z is for Zodiac. What is your sign? Taurus

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