Julie Lammers is Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Corporate Social Responsibility for the non-profit American Student Assistance (ASA), an organization that helps foster students’ understanding of postsecondary education and career pathways. Julie leads ASA’s government relations, advocacy, and philanthropic giving activities, working to impact change through both policy and philanthropic investment and expand opportunity for students. Julie has been at ASA since 2010. Prior to ASA, Julie spent more than nine years as Congressional Aide to US Senator Edward M. Kennedy and his successor, Senator Paul Kirk, Jr. The focus of Julie’s work was managing public outreach to constituent groups on national policy related to education, the arts, environment and welfare issues. Julie is a graduate of Northeastern University, the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University, the Corporate Social Responsibility program at Duke University, Suffolk University Law School, and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.