Lian graduated magna cum laude from the University of Santo Tomas where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. She has also completed her Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education major in Special Education before she placed top 7 in the Philippine Licensure Exam for Professional Teachers - Secondary Level in March of 2016.
She has experience working in human resources for a multinational fast-moving consumer goods company. Lian worked as a behaviour therapist for three years before working as a Learning Support Assistant in the British School of Manila across Primary and Secondary school for almost seven years.
She is well-versed in supporting students taking the IGCSE and IB curriculum and has worked closely with school specialists such as speech and language therapist and guidance counsellors.