Ms Stewart graduated from The University of Limerick, Ireland with a Bachelor of Education and nine years of teaching experience. She began her career by teaching for four years in Dublin, Ireland before making the move to China. She spent a year teaching Sociology at Beijing Foreign Studies University. She has spent the last three years teaching in another international school in Beijing. In past positions, she specialized in learning support roles which gave her a keen interest in mental health and wellbeing. In her spare time, she likes to explore different parts of Beijing - she particularly enjoys being outdoors and hiking in the suburban mountains.