Motivated, Responsible, Authentic
"They never said it was going to be easy, they said it was going to be worth it."
A native of Silicon Valley, Liana is motivated to pursue a career in Biological sciences and engineering. During her time in the 49ers STEM Leadership Institute, she has honed her ability to work well within a team. She works hard, enjoys supporting others, likes to share her successes, utilizes a team's talents and strengths, all while having fun. Liana has been an active member in several clubs on campus such as Girls Achieving in Non-Traditional Subjects (GAINS), Interact, and UNICEF.
She has played basketball for three years and has competed on the Varsity Swim Team since freshman year. Having a deep love for playing the saxophone since middle school, Liana has continued studying the instrument through all four years of high school, including participation in Silent Command with Vanguard and taking up a role as the Woodwind captain her senior year. While she takes on the rigor of an advanced course-load and several extracurriculars, she still prioritizes finding a work-life balance and time to spend with friends and family.