Project Director

Callie Thuma

Callie Thuma is a listener, a facilitator, and a believer in the power of sharing our stories. She currently works as a Project Director on the CareerWise New York Team, where she manages apprenticeship recruitment and leads training to prepare apprentices, school, and employer partners for success. 

Callie previously worked at The Moth’s Education and Community Programs, producing live events and teaching the art of personal storytelling to adults and high school students. 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, Callie received a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Macalester College.