Paula Caligiuri

Paula Caligiuri is a work psychologist dedicated to helping companies, teams, and professionals become effective in today's multicultural environment.

Paula Caligiuri is the Co-Founder and CEO of Skiilify, a public benefit corporation dedicated to helping people build cross-cultural competencies and companies build a culture of inclusiveness.  She is a Distinguished Professor of International Business at Northeastern University where she hosts the podcast International Business Today.

Paula has authored or co-authored several award-winning research articles and books – including, Build Your Cultural Agility written for professionals and Cultural Agility: Building a Pipeline of Successful Global Professionals, written for HR managers. She is an instructor for two LinkedIn Learning courses Managing Globally (translated to multiple languages) and Six Skills to Build Cultural Agility (newly released).

Named as one of the most prolific authors in international business for her work in the areas of multicultural effectiveness, global leadership development, and fostering cultural agility, her publications include several articles in leading academic journals including International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of World Business, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and International Journal of Intercultural Relations.  She has served as an Area Editor for the Journal of International Business Studies and as a Senior Editor for the Journal of World Business.

Paula has been a frequent expert guest on CNN and CNN International.  She was a semi-finalist for the Forbes “50 over 50” for co-founding Skiilify to help foster cross-cultural understanding through the free online tool myGiide.

She holds a Ph.D. from Penn State in Organizational Psychology and is a Fellow of both the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the Academy of International Business.