Julie Cascino was born and raised in Williamsville, NY. She graduated from Wittenberg University in 2015 with dual degrees in economics and English. During her junior year, Julie studied abroad in Lutherstadt-Wittenberg, Germany, where she interned with Unilever. Throughout college, Julie also worked as an advisor for the Wittenberg Writing Center, where she advised students from all classes on brainstorming, editing, and revising.
This summer, Julie will be interning with the Constitution Building Program at the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) in The Hague, Netherlands. Together with local, regional and global partners, the Constitution Building program raises awareness of the role constitution-building processes play in managing conflict and consolidating democracy. Julie will be working on several projects, including a literature review examining constitutional design for inclusive representation of the economically marginalized.