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Liana joined The Lee Institute in May 2022 as project coordinator. Liana fills multiple roles, including the managing of multiple projects, ensuring performance, quality, strategy, and timeline expectations are achieved. Prior to joining the Lee team, Liana spent 7 years working as a high school history teacher in Cabarrus County. During her time in the classroom, she served as department head and worked to re-develop the county’s American History curriculum to be more inclusive.
At The Lee Institute, Liana’s skillset lies in managing project timelines, creating content, designing and executing communication plans, and data analysis. She is a strategic thinker, having developed learning programs for diverse audiences from start to finish. An experienced facilitator, Liana has led multiple groups in community building and discussion of potentially divisive topics. She has worked on the development of visioning statements for Philips Academy and the delivery of data presentations for several projects including Cornwell Center and Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County. Liana also serves as the point of contact for current and Senior Fellows for the American Leadership Forum.
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Liana attended Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania where she received a Bachelor’s degree in History and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction.