Callie Thuma is an experienced educator and a believer in the power of sharing stories. She is currently a Director of Career Development and Recruitment at CareerWise New York, where she is responsible for preparing apprentices to succeed on the job. She was a founding team member of HERE to HERE, a Bronx-based career pathway-building organization. Previously, she worked for The Moth’s Education and Community Programs, producing live events and teaching the art of personal storytelling. She began her career as an elementary school teacher in New Orleans, and also worked on StoryCorps’ national Mobile Tour, where she recorded and archived life stories from over a thousand individuals. A Pittsburgh native and proud Schenley High School alum, Callie received a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Macalester College.