Calli Obern is pursuing her Master’s in International Policy at Stanford University, specializing in energy, natural resources, and the environment. Calli is also a research fellow with Ecospherics, an advisory firm on environmental and national security issues and has researched Chinese investments in Asia at Stanford. Previously, Calli managed US-China dialogues on climate and energy at the Aspen Institute. Calli received a B.A. from Occidental College in 2016, where she studied Diplomacy and World Affairs and Mandarin Chinese. In her free time, Calli enjoys running, singing karaoke, practicing foreign languages, and playing Euchre, the best Midwestern card game.