Elena is a Taiwanese-Canadian PhD student in the Biomedical Sciences at UC San Diego studying T cell immunology. They have a BSc in Honours Microbiology & Immunology and Minor in Art History, as well as an MSc in Integrated Neuroscience from McGill University. Informed by their personal experiences and interdisciplinary training, Elena is learning (and unlearning) ways to establish more inclusive, accessible, and intersectional spaces for marginalised individuals. Their science communication adventures range from creating all sorts of visual arts to directing the social justice-centred SciComm Collective. You can find Elena drawing on Photoshop, munching on cookies, and napping voraciously in their free time.