Stella Uțica is a program officer. Before joining BST, she worked at the Institute for Public Policy from the Republic of Moldova, implementing projects concerning good governance, civic engagement in public policy elaboration and implementation and prevention of all forms of discrimination through public information and education campaigns. In 2016, Stella represented Republic of Moldova in the Community Solutions Program – a professional development program, being hosted by a U.S. based organization, working on voter education. In 2017, Stella Uțica participated in the first edition of the Think Tanks Fellowship Program “Integral Leaders for Global Challenges”, contributing to a toolkit meant to support young professionals transitioning to a leadership position. She holds a BA in political Science and an MA in Security and Diplomacy from the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration of Bucharest.