Donata joined Oak Foundation in 2011 as Executive Assistant to Kristian Parker, Co-Chair of Oak's Board of Trustees, and as a Human Resources Administrator.
Donata has seven years of experience in humanitarian project and programme management. She spent five of those years working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and two years in Switzerland. She has also carried out short term assignments in Uganda, Morocco, Benin and Sudan.
Donata has a Master's degree in International Humanitarian Action (NOHA programme) from the University College Dublin and a Bachelor's in Psychoéducation from the Université de Montréal, where she worked as a social worker before turning to the humanitarian sector.