Elena graduated from Harvard College in 2010 with a degree in Applied Mathematics. In 2011 she was a Fulbright Scholar to Malaysia, where she researched carnivorous plants. She then worked in the San Francisco office of Bain & Company for three years, focusing on healthcare and biotech. From 2016-2018 she led international business development at an education technology startup. Elena was most recently the Strategic Advisor to the Chief Medical Officer of Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan. She hopes to use her background in healthcare strategy and management to pursue a career in health systems leadership. Her other professional interests include accountable care reform, population health, and addressing health disparities.