Ellen is a senior from Irvine, California studying chemical engineering and pursuing the Kellogg Certificate in Managerial Analytics at Northwestern University. She worked in the lab of Professor Samuel Stupp, where she developed dynamic biomaterial and systems. She has also worked in P&G's paper manufacturing plant, making toilet paper production more efficient. Ellen is also engaged in various activities and groups on campus, including American Institute of Chemical Engineerings (AIChE), Society for Women Engineers (SWE), and the Student Affairs Marketing team. She also does crafts with the children at the Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, swims, and runs.