She completed her B.A. in general psychology at Hawaii Pacific University in Hawaii, U.S. Early on in her education, she realized that she had a passion for psychology and helping others, but didn’t want to follow a traditional clinical path. This is where she fell in love with studying and analyzing workplace behavioral psychology. She notes that, “It is the perfect blend between understanding people–the psychology– and analytical science–the human resources side of Industrial and Organizational psychology.”
Once she completed her undergraduate degree, she went on to complete her M.S. in Industrial and Organizational psychology at Baruch College in New York City. She was eager to find an opportunity to showcase her newly-learned skills and expertise at a new company. She was looking for a company that would not only allow her to do this, but that would continuously challenge her. This is what initially drew her to Shuup.