Julia Douglas grew up in Falls Church, Virginia. Her family spent a lot of time hiking, camping, and traveling to beautiful landscapes, which kindled her passion for nature at an early age. She gets outdoors whenever possible, and is committed to healthily living, sustainability, and protecting the environment. She has been involved with groups such as the GMU Environmental Action Group and the Virginia Alliance for a Cleaner Environment. Right now, Julia is studying painting and creative writing at George Mason. She hopes to use her creative skills to change the way people think about and interact with the world.