Director of Programs and Operations

Stella (she/her/hers) currently serves as Director of Programs and Operations at the Durfee Foundation. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communications in 2016 and a Masters of Public Administration in 2017 from the University of Southern California. She was a recipient of the U.S. Fulbright Award in 2017 to serve as an English Teaching Assistant in South Korea.

She is co-chair of the LA API Giving Circle and formerly served on the steering committee of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy’s Los Angeles Chapter. In 2021, she was a recipient of Women Cross DMZ’s inaugural Feminist Korea Peace Fellowship, awarded to young leaders dedicated to creating peace on the Korean Peninsula. She has previously held positions with the Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Koreatown Youth and Community Center, and USC Annenberg’s Metamorphosis Project.