Campus Celebrity: Fara Rodriguez

Meet Fara Rodriguez '16, a passionate, warm, and bright person who is a true leader on campus. Read on to find out her roles in promoting female empowerment, sustainability, and more!
 
 
Class Year: 2016
 
Hometown: Santa Ana, California
 
Major: Government
 
Minor: Economics
 
Extracurricular Activities: Women's Center coordinator, Outreach chair for Women's Empowerment Initiative (previously As Told By Vaginas), Office of Sustainability
 
What is the most interesting food you've ever eaten? Bibimbap, it's a Korean dish.
 
If you could choose a world leader to have dinner with, who would you choose and where would you wine and dine?
 
I would choose Malala Yousafzai, and I'd probably just go to a taqueria or In-n-Out.
 
Personal Motto: "You is smart, you is kind, you is important."
 
Favorite Place on Campus: Women's Center because it's cozy and informative. :)
 
Do you have a favorite class or professor taken at Conn?
 
Professors Park and Borrelli are my favorites, but my favorite class is taught by Professor Chhabria which is Globalization of Urban Poverty.
 
How do you feel about being Campus Celebrity? Wow, surprised.

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Brooke loves being a bookworm and listening to bands you've probably never heard of. *smirks* She is an English major with a concentration in creative writing who aspires to either work at a fashion magazine or become a college professor for creative writing/English. Cake decorating and baking in general are her favorite things in life besides her pug dog who is her main man. One day she'll marry Holden Caulfield, and they will live happily ever after!!!!! Oh, fun fact: She has her real estate license so if you need to buy a house or apartment, she's your woman. xx