Lupe M. Rodríguez
Guadalupe “Lupe” M. Rodríguez is a scientist with an activist heart dedicated to seeing all people live in full salud, dignidad y justicia. She is currently the Executive Director of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice (Latina Institute). Born in Mexico City, Lupe immigrated with her family to California to seek medical care for her brother and went on to earn a B.A. in Neurobiology from Harvard University A self-proclaimed disruptor with a passion for change, Lupe pivoted from science to pursue social justice policy work. She worked as Director of Public Affairs, and later Vice President of Public Affairs, at Planned Parenthood Mar Monte. She serves on the Community Advisory Board for the Center for Clinical Research at Stanford and was Chair of the Commission on the Status of Women in Santa Clara County and Treasurer of the Board of Directors for California Latinas for Reproductive Justice.