Originally from Taishan, Guangdong, China, Qian grew up in the Bay Area, where she worked at several local entertainment venues, including the SAP Center (Go Sharks!) and the Mountain Winery during high school. She then moved to San Diego in 2014, where she graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor’s in International Business. Qian established her career in recruiting early, specializing in accounting and finance direct-hire recruiting in the San Diego market. She has worked with over 100 people to identify the next step of their career in getting closer to their dream job. In September 2021, she joined the Dewinter Group's retained search recruitment division, DeWinter Partners
, as an Executive Recruiter, specializing in accounting and finance.
Outside of work, she likes to spend quality time between the Bay Area and San Diego with her partner, family, chihuahua, and two kittens. Her interests include traveling, hiking, and trying new baking and cooking recipes. Qian also volunteers to empower her community by hosting workshops for first generation high school students through PiCS and BLCI and for college students at her alma mater.