Julie Danis
Writer, "Life's Too Short – And So Am I"

Julie Danis is a writer/humorist, marketer and Adjunct Lecturer at Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism and Integrated Marketing Communications. Her blog (www.juliedanis.com) is part work diary, part social commentary, part how-to-advice and personal musings for smart and savvy women.

She’s also a former advertising executive with great titles such as: Director of Mind and Mood, Global Consumer Advocate and Director of Insight and Foresight. As a result, she’s tasted pork rinds right out of the fryer, shopped for shoes in the name of research and talked to young men in Dubai about being young men in Dubai.

Amidst all that Julie was a Chicago Tribune workplace columnist and a radio commentator on American Public Media’s Marketplace program. Her writing and viewpoints have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Advertising Age, More.com, and womensvoicesforchange.org. She’s appeared as a business humorist on CNBC, CNNfn, Fox News, WGN-TV, WOR-AM and other radio networks.