Elbert is proficient in 3ds Max, ADDA certification, Adobe Illustrator, Arduino, AutoCAD, AutoDesk Inventor, Fusion 360, Java and JavaFX, Processing, SolidWorks, MATLAB and LaTeX and Maya. She has a range of engineering and software design experience. As a rigging and visualizations intern at Biometrix in Durham, NC, she helped to design a high speed pressure-sending insole capable of recording athlete performance data. She was the 3D modeling lead at CodeStory in Durham working on an interactive game to teach children how to code, and won the Duke ChangeWorks Startup Challenge in 2016. She was the lead modeler and coder at Ulla Bus Stop Kiosk in Durham where she worked on code to drive stepper motors to deliver real time information to bus users. And, she has worked as a lab technician and CAD consultant at the Duke Innovation Co-Lab where she develops curricula and teaches classes on CAD modeling, 3D printing and CNC milling. She is a member of the Duke University Marching Band and plays the piccolo, is a member of the Duke Electric Vehicles club where she is the co-lead on drive strategy and prototype driver for the Shell Eco-Marathon, and is secretary for the Design for America club.