Liana is the co-founder of Project HEAL, an organization that delivers prevention, treatment financing, and recovery support for people suffering from eating disorders. Liana met her co-founder Kristina while undergoing treatment for anorexia nervosa at just 13-years-old. The two girls helped each other to reach full recovery, and decided to help others achieve it as well. Project HEAL is now the largest nonprofit in the U.S. that raises funds for eating disorder treatment, with over 40 chapters throughout the United States, Canada and Australia. Liana is currently working as a 3rd grade NEST teacher at P.S. 19 in New York City and is earning her master’s degree in Special Education at Hunter College. Recently, Liana was cited by Forbes as one of 2017’s “30 Under 30 — Social Entrepreneurs,” for her work on Project HEAL.
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