Stella Fast Facts 

  • Established in 2018 with trilingual operations in English, Macedonian, and Albanian   
  • Team of 10 based in Skopje, Amsterdam, London, and Budapest
  • 100 Mentors in Women’s Mentorship Network  
  • 79 Mentees 
  • 16 Town Hall Discussions across North Macedonia   
  • 10 Collaborative -local, national and global- Partnerships   
  • 5 Projects advancing gender equality in urban and rural areas


Women’s Mentorship Network: one-on-one guidance and advice. Global outreach started in New York supported by the Fulbright Association, expanded in Europe and the Middle East. 

Town Hall Discussion: safe space events with women speakers of different ages, ethnicity, religious, and professional backgrounds addressing systemic barriers and breaking stereotypes.  

Entrepreneurial Workshops: focused on rural areas to help girls and women set up or further develop their own businesses with successful female entrepreneurs, possible donors, and government representatives. 

Policy Impact: evidence-based advocacy offering policy papers, reports, recommendations and media communication based on research of original data gathered via questionnaires, in-depth interviews, focus groups, discourse analysis, case studies, and statistical analyses.