Donatella earned her master's degree from Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, China, where she lived for three years. During that time she familiarised herself with Chinese culture, language, and with the business environment of the country. Her timing could not have been better moving back to Hungary just before the coronavirus pandemic.
She has worked in various fields; served as a Financial Assistant, an Assistant Professor, an English Teacher in China and most recently as a Research Analyst creating dossiers on Ultra High Net Worth individuals for for-profit and non-profit clients. Donatella joined CEU iLab in March 2022 as its Data Analyst.