Ryan graduated from California State University Northridge in 2015, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Political Science.  While at California State University Northridge, Ryan was a recipient of the D.C. Scholar Award, which afforded her with the opportunity to intern in Washington D.C. at the Department of Commerce, where she published two online articles in the Orlando Business Journal and MBE Magazine.

Ryan served as a Judicial Intern at the Van Nuys Courthouse West for Judge Cotton and Judge Brandolino. She also supported Scripps College New Leadership of Southern California, where she introduced and interviewed congresswomen running for office.