Julia Furlan is an independent podcasting consultant, podcast host and a professor at The New School. Most recently, she hosted a series of podcasts for NPR and before that she was the head of the BuzzFeed News PodSquad. She has a M.A. from NYU in Journalism and Latin American Studies and has written and produced audio for places like WNYC, Latino USA and Slate. All of her work is rooted in a belief in uplifting underrepresented voices.