Stela joined the Information Technology Solutions at the World Bank Group in July 2015 and is leading the Technology and Innovation Unit and Lab Initiative, as part of the WBG CIO office. During 2010-2015, Stela served as the Government of Moldova 1st Government Chief Information Officer. In this capacity, she led the digital transformation of government operations and public service delivery. During 2009-2010, Stela served as Moldova Prime Minister's advisor on governance and public administration reform. Prior, Stela led and managed governance and democracy building programs with UNDP, USAID, World Bank, international NGOs. Stela holds a Master degree in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and a Master in Political Sciences from the National School of Political and Administrative Studies. In March 2015, Stela was designated as a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum.