Julie Bartlett

Julie has dedicated the last two decades of her life to changing the world and enriching peoples’ lives. She is perhaps best known for transforming the lives of thousands of young people with disabilities and their families, through StarJam, the organisation she founded and led for 12 years. Julie has been recognized widely for her twenty years of charitable work. Amongst accolades received in a variety of award programmes, she was named Supreme Winner, NEXT Woman of the Year in 2012 and appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2013. Building on her successful track record and the social change models she has created, Julie is excited to be unleashing SOUL.