Elena is a Self-Determination Program Assistant for Disability Voices United. She is an autistic and epileptic self-advocate, involved in multiple local and state-wide self-advocacy groups. Elena graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor’s in Marketing. She lives in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. In her spare time, she enjoys going out in the community, cooking, jewelry-making, knitting, and reading sci-fi & nonfiction books.