Caliopy is a Portland-based intercultural trainer and advocate. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in East Asian Studies from Portland State University, where spent over four years working in recruitment and admissions for the School of Business Administration. Prior to joining SPOON, Caliopy taught English and developed cross-cultural education programs in rural Japan. For the last four years she has studied and volunteered at the Intercultural Communication Institute in Portland. She is passionate about facilitating cross-cultural competence for diverse communities around the world.