Cleary is a mother of two and the Education Director for the Global Oneness Project, a free multimedia education platform providing global, cultural, and environmental stories and lesson plans for teachers. She launched the education arm of the organization and is the lead writer for the project's lesson plans. She hosts educational workshops for teachers and students at conferences, schools, and universities. She is a regular contributor to TED Ed and is particularly interested in providing a humanistic lens to educational content. Some of the Global Oneness Project's films have been featured on PBS, The Atlantic, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and the Smithsonian. She is an active volunteer and a board member at her children's school in the Bay Area.