Elena has always been drawn to the nexus between technology and art. Whether it be digital photography or videography, Elena uses these passions to help express her creativity and allow her to explore her environment in front and behind the lens. Elena has been part of UW Information Technology Academy (ITA) which has exposed her to new and unique opportunities in the technological fields. Through ITA, Elena has learned how to work with multiple programs such as Ableton where she produces music, Premiere Pro in which she improves her cinematography work and on Adobe Photoshop where she creates intricate artworks and enhances her photography. She plans to attend college to study cinematography or contemporary photography to further pursue her interests.