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A New Yorker, Julie Lam holds an MFA degree in Creative Writing from Lesley University. The Surrogate, one of her short plays, won The Audience Award Winner of The Writer’s Voice Ten Minute Play Festival at the Westside YMCA Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in New York City. Her writing has been curated by Medium and published in New York Voice. Julie’s passion in writing stems from her desire to stand with the marginalized and advocate social reform. Prior to pursuing writing, she worked as a creative director at several Boston and Manhattan advertising agencies. During her advertising career, she created memorable campaigns for Fortune 500 companies including American Express, Motorola and Time Warner. Her campaign launching TD Ameritrade has been taught in Harvard’s marketing curriculum and was notably the highlight of a video spoof at President Clinton’s nal White House Press Correspondents Dinner. Julie’s work has received industry recognition and many awards, including The One Show, the Emmy, D&AD, and The London International Advertising Award.