Bella joined the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti in March 2021. Prior to joining the Office of Research - Innocenti, she coordinated Multi-Sector Needs Assessment of displaced populations in Armenia at the Impact Initiatives/REACH. She also worked with the World Food Programme (WFP) on the information management and supported WFP’s vulnerability and food security assessments. With the UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (ECARO) in Geneva, Bella managed an administrative data database on situation of children in the ECA region and supported the development of child rights monitoring processes in the region. She has more than six years experience in research, evaluation, and reporting. Bella holds an MA in Political Science and International affairs from the American University of Armenia and a Master of Public Policy with the major in Development studies from the Central European University.