Jelena Tabak was born  in 1996 in Tomislavgrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She graduated with a master's degree from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (UNIZG-FER) in the year 2020 and joined LARICS the same year. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. and working as a Research and Teaching Assistant. Her research interests include soft robotics manipulation and machine learning.