Lisa Julien is a New Orleans native. She is a graduate of Ursuline Academy (go Skips!) and has lived in Uptown New Orleans most of her life. Having been a parishioner at St. Phillip the Apostle Church, Lisa spent most of her childhood as an honorary community member of the lower 9th ward and St. Roch area. She has a B.A. from Emerson College in Boston, MA and an A.A.S. from Parsons School of Design at The New School in New York, NY.