Jelena Ristovic is from Podgorica. She finished Philosophy Faculty in Niksic, Department for English language and literature. After that, she finished Specialist Studies at the Institute for Foreign Languages. She worked as translator for RTCG and news agency MINA.

Since 2009, Jelena has been working in Youth Initiative for Humana Rights as translator and Office manager, which are her duties in Civic Alliance. She loves long walks, sandy beaches, relaxing music and demanding books. Jelena is married to Boris and has daughter Irina and son David with him.