Born to a first-generation American father from the Philippines, Elena followed in her father’s engineering footsteps and pursued a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering. Upon completing her undergraduate studies, she started working at NASA. She then pursued her Master’s in Human Computer Interaction before switching to a career in UX design, research, and strategy. As a woman in tech, Elena also helped found Hexagon UX Houston, a non-profit for women in UX.
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The Power of Difficult Conversations: A Case Study on How We Introduced Design Ops in the Federal Government SpaceMonday, October 2, 2023 | 10:50am - 11:20am PT