Calliope Desenberg
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Calliope Desenberg

Director of Technology

Calliope is the Director of Technology at uAspire. In this role, she works to ensure that uAspire’s technology systems enable us to grow our impact and make the college aspirations of 3 million low- and moderate-income students an affordable reality. Previously, as uAspire’s Data Systems Manger, she assisted teams across the organization to enhance their work with the Salesforce CRM system. Prior to joining uAspire, Calliope worked in program management at Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, an afterschool running and social-emotional empowerment program for girls. In addition to serving as Salesforce Administrator, she recruited, trained, and supported 500+ volunteers annually to coach the program. Calliope earned her MBA in business analytics from Babson College and her BA in social justice and social policy from Brandeis University.

Why uAspire?

Given everything a college degree leads to, from higher pay to better health, accessibility is paramount. I am honored to be working at an organization that is actively helping students and families overcome the financial barriers to higher education and simultaneously fighting for systems change.