Gaia currently works as a program assistant for gender and atrocity prevention at the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect - Philippine Office (APR2P-PO). She is also pursuing a Juris Doctor degree at the University of the Philippines.

Gaia holds a Bachelor's degree in Diplomacy and International Relations, with a specialization in East and Southeast Asian studies and a minor in English Literature from Ateneo de Manila University.