Daniella graduated summa cum laude from UCLA with a B.A. in Political Science and minors in Public Affairs and Labor Studies. As an undergraduate student, Daniella interned both at state and federal administrative agencies—the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the California Labor Commissioner.
She is a PhD student in Sociology at Stanford University and is concurrently pursuing a law degree at Yale Law School. As a graduate student, she hopes to explore the experiences of immigrants' interactions with street-level bureaucrats and the nature of power exercised by street-level bureaucrats over immigrants.