Cali is a Master of City Planning candidate, focusing on affordable housing development. Within her studies, Cali is particularly interested in community centered approaches to housing development and completed her capstone working with the Housing Land Trust of Sonoma County. Cali is a Falik Family Fellow in Affordable Housing and ULI Graduate Student Chamberlin Fellow. Prior to returning to school, Cali was a Senior Associate for the Urban Land Institute's Advisory Services program, where she worked with ULI members on week-long study trips to promote creative, practical solutions for the most challenging issues facing today’s urban, suburban, and rural communities. She began her career with ULI's San Francisco District Council working with local members. Cali is originally from the Bay Area and graduated with highest honors from Oberlin College with a BA in Africana Studies and Anthropology.