Lorie is a scientist and educator with a passion for the environment and connecting children with nature. She is currently pursuing a masters degree in educational psychology and is connected with Scholaris Learning and Development Center, a preschool and homeschool center in Palawan, Philippines, as its Curriculum Development Head.
She holds a Ph.D. in Botany from the University of Hawaii, and M.S. and B.S. degrees in Biology from the University of the Philippines.