Kali Scolnick guides organizations and institutions in building competency and skills to address intercultural communication, diversity, and multicultural competence. Kali earned her undergraduate degree in International Studies with an emphasis in Latin American and Black Studies and earned her master’s degree in Communication with an emphasis on Intercultural Communication and Education. Additionally, she serves as a CASA volunteer, bringing special attention to the racial and ethnic needs of the children and families she serves.
Before starting her business in 2007, Kali taught at Portland State University and worked in children’s mental health, national TRIO programs, and a culturally specific residential treatment facility for African-American women and children. Kali is multiracial and multicultural. She has lived abroad and remains involved with diverse communities. Kali cares deeply about the impacts and implications of race and ethnicity for families, particularly those affected by poverty and institutions. She brings her personal experience, passion, and expertise to this work.