Adela has been working in the non-profit sector since 1998. Adela has been a trainer in the team of „Learning, Participation, Trust” Programme since 2003 and she has contributed to the creation of the strategy and operational plan of PACT. Adela was a programme and fundraising director of the Romanian Angel Appeal Foundation until August 2006 when she went on maternity leave. She has a great deal of experience in social programmes management, community development and fundraising. She graduated from the the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work of Bucharest University, and took a postgraduate course on Social Development Practice at the School of Development, London Metropolitan University.