Julia is a native of Philadelphia, PA. She received her Bachelor’s of Arts in German with a minor in Psychology from LaSalle University in 2005. Julia studied abroad, obtaining a Master of Arts in Arts and Heritage Management from London Metropolitan University in 2008. Upon returning home to write her thesis, Julia was inspired to marry her love of arts and culture with her passion for education, and earned her Master of Arts in Education from LaSalle University in 2012. Julia continues to find her joy working with children and educating young minds academically and socially.
Shamira O’Neal is a native of West Palm Beach, FL. She received her dual Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Women’s Studies from Florida International University in Miami, FL. Shamira relocated to Philadelphia, PA where she received her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Pennsylvania in 2014. Since relocating, Shamira has continued her professional career in teaching and education.