Ms. Gairanod obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 2016 and was admitted to the Bar in 2017. She graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts, major in Political Science, minor in Economics. In 2015, Ms. Gairanod won the University of Oxford – Monroe E. Price Media Law Moot Court Competition International Rounds in the United Kingdom after winning the Asia Pacific Rounds of the same competition in China in 2014. She was also awarded Best Oralist of the Championship Round and 4th Best Oralist Over-all in the International Rounds. Also in 2014, Ms. Gairanod won Square Off: The Firm Law Debates, sponsored by Villaraza and Angangco Law, in which she was awarded Best Speaker of the Grand Finals. In 2012, she was given the Justice Ines Luciano Best Mooter Award in the International Humanitarian Law National Moot Court Competition.