Inclusion from the start can break down stereotypes and stigma associated with disabilities, and Julia of Sesame Street is playing a key role in advancing awareness and acceptance about autism at an early age. Julia, a young girl with autism, was first introduced in digital form in 2015, and she debuted on Sesame Street in April of 2017. Since then, the team at Sesame Workshop and Julia have spread autism awareness and acceptance across the globe. Join Dr. Jeanette Betancourt, Senior Vice President for U.S. Social Impact at Sesame Workshop, to learn about how they created the character, the response from viewers, and Julia’s impact. And Also, enjoy the opportunity to meet Walkaround Julia!