Stella is passionate about community development and loves combining her research, teaching and project management skills to address social issues. At the Mowat Centre, she is designing a survey to research about the human capital renewal strategy in the not-for-profit sector. Before joining the Mowat team, Stella worked in the Toronto Immigrant Employment Data Initiative (TIEDI) project at York University where she provided statistical analysis, report development and knowledge mobilization on immigrant labour market issues to over 800 stakeholders in the not-for-profit, government and educational sectors.
Stella’s research has been published in the Canadian Review of Social Policy, Canadian Journal on Aging, Toronto Star and Toronto Immigrant Employment Data Initiatives (TIEDI)’s Analytical Reports. Stella completed her MA in Sociology and coursework toward her PhD at the University of Toronto. When not conducting research, Stella enjoys volunteering in her community, kayaking around the Toronto Islands or going camping across Canada.