Stella is a Multidisciplinary Research Analyst at the Expert Institute. Prior to joining Expert Institute, Stella worked as an afterschool teacher for 3rd, 4th, and 5th-grade students at Pinocchio Afterschool in Los Angeles. During her undergraduate years, Stella served as the finance coordinator for UC Irvine’s Korean-American Campus Missions club raising funds to support international non-profit programs. She also interned at a non-profit manufacturing network in Washington DC researching the effects of manufacturing in Africa and related legislation. Stella spent a semester abroad in Buenos Aires where she honed her Spanish language skills.

Stella received her bachelor’s degree in economics and education sciences from the University of California, Irvine.