Prior to coming to WDS, Estrella spent four years working as an assistant librarian at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. She also worked as a volunteer at a public library in Kansas shelving young adult and children’s books and running community programming for children.
In addition to her work in libraries, Estrella was an Assistant Program Administrator at Northern Dutchess County Daycare where she developed a nature-based curriculum adapted to a daycare and preschool setting. She also worked as both an Alternative Classrooms Program Facilitator and Area Supervisor at Ramapo for Children, leading outdoor, project-based, nature activities for middle and high school students.
Estrella holds a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing from Bard College.