Cloe Liparini, MA

Senior Advisor for Leadership Development Programs; Course Director, Leadership and Management; Lecturer, Faculty of Global Health Delivery

Cloe Liparini holds a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Bard College and an MA in Intercultural Relations from the SIT Graduate Institute. Her academic research has focused primarily on the social mobilization and leadership development of women in post-conflict communities. She has over fifteen years of training and program development experience in higher education, non-profit, ngo, and business sectors. Her areas of expertise are in leadership development, experiential learning, and intercultural competency training. Cloe is based in Geneva, Switzerland and is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Intercultural Interventions. Prior to moving to Geneva, Cloe oversaw Training and Student Development with the DukeEngage program, a global civic engagement initiative, and was the Assistant Director for Programs and Training with the International House. Cloe also worked with the Duke Global Policy and Governance program, first as an Associate Director and later as a Senior Consultant.

Her passion and commitment to leadership development and social change were catalyzed by her own early experiences as an Amigos de las Americas volunteer in the Dominican Republic, an Americorps VISTA member in New York, a Youth and Development Peace Corps volunteer in Namibia, and an International Development Fellow with Catholic Relief Services in Armenia.