Julia Trouilloud holds a Master in Philosophy from La Sorbonne University and a Master in Arts & Humanities from Jawaharlal Nehru University. She is currently Attachée for Books and Ideas at the French Institute / Cultural Services of the French Institute in India, where she is in charge of promoting French literature and ideas and developing professional networks between publishers and translators from France and India. Prior to this, she was working at the French Institute headquarters in Paris, in charge of debate and soft power. Before India, she was posted as a project manager for books and ideas in Seoul, South Korea. The French Institute in India is keen on fostering new areas of cooperation with Bhutan in the coming years.