Yian Guo is a project manager at the Rural Education Action Program (REAP), working primarily on the Healthy Future project. She holds a B.S. in Applied Psychology from New York University and an M.A. in International Education Policy Analysis from Stanford University. Yian's research interests are informed by her volunteering experience in rural Inner Mongolian schools and her involvement in research on Chinese adolescents. From the impact of teacher's perception on students' academic performance to early childhood development and education, Yian is exploring and refining her topic of interest while doing her part to bridge research to practice.