Celina Rodriguez was raised in San Diego, California. She attended UC Davis where she earned her Bachelor’s in Chicana/o Studies & International Relations and her Masters in Education. Her thesis work focused on the transformative power of a Chicana/o Art curriculum to engage and empower students and community through silk-screen printing and murals. Her academic passions include Chicana/o Studies, African-American Studies, and history. In her free time Celina enjoys spending time in nature, hanging with her family, photography, and traveling off the beaten path. Ever the curious seeker, Celina has visited 37 countries and counting.