Early Life and Education
Rodriguez was born in El Salvador, moved to the United States in 1986 as the Central American nation was engulfed by a civil war. She is a graduate of Milwaukee Hamilton High School along with a 2002 graduate of Marquette University with a double-major in Spanish and Communications Studies.
Rodriguez first started her professional career working for Roundy’s Supermarkets as a Category Analyst. In 2011, she joined Hispanics for School Choice as a Outreach Coordinator.
2013 Special Election
On September 7, 2013, Rodriguez launched her candidacy for the State Assembly via Facebook. She officially registered with the Government Accountability Board on September 9, 2013.