Estrella was born and raised in Madrid, Spain. She got her bachelor studies in Biology at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM). She has undergone specific training in all aspects involved in the management of a research project
She has extensive experience working as project manager, from the regional to the international level. Among others, she has been involved in the management of the ROSASNET project (Consolider Program-Ingenio 2010. Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation) Recently, she became a member of ITN TREATMENT as a Project Manager.