Julie Barko Germany is the Vice President Digital Strategy at DCI Group.
In 2011, she co-founded the mCitizen Summit with a group of mobilists in government and advocacy. Julie also served until 2013 as the chairperson of the annual CampaignTech conference, hosted by Campaigns & Elections magazine. CampaignTech focuses on using technology in the politics, policy, government, and elected office spheres. In her free time, she advises the White Coat Waste Project.
She previously served as the director of the Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet and director of marketing and communications for The George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management.
Mrs. Germany is the principal author and editor of several publications, including Constituent Relationship Management for State Legislators; Best Practices for Political Advertising Online; Constituent Relationship Management: The New Little Black Book of Politics; and Person-to-Person-to-Person: Harnessing the Political Power of Online Social Networks and User-Generated Content; The Politics-to-Go-Handbook: A Guide to Using Mobile Technology in Politics; and The Political Consultants’ Online Fundraising Primer. She co-authored Putting Online Influentials to Work for Your Campaign, and she has authored chapters in The Routledge Handbook of Political Management; Campaigning for President 2008: Strategy and Tactics, New Voices and New Techniques; Voting in America; and Rebooting America. She has appeared in national and international newspapers, magazines, and media, including MSNBC, C-SPAN, Fox News, CBS, and NBC. In 2008 Julie was honored as a Rising Star by Campaigns and Elections’ Politics Magazine.
She worked as a writer, editor and program manager for international initiatives in Korea, Ukraine, Haiti and the United States. Mrs. Germany is a founding board member of Young Champions, a non-profit that addresses youth health issues, and a founder of Mobile Monday DC, the local chapter of an international community of mobile technology experts and enthusiasts.
As an undergraduate, she studied Literature, Philosophy and Classics at Messiah College. Mrs. Germany also studied at Keble College, Oxford University. She was a Pew Younger Scholar of Literature at the University of Notre Dame. She received an M.A. from The George Washington University, where she was a University Fellow.