Raisa Rodriguez

Raisa grew up in Cayey, Puerto Rico where she found her love for art and science at a young age. She graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Microbiology and a minor in Visual Arts. After discovering the world of scientific illustration during her undergraduate studies, it opened her eyes to the importance of visual communication.

At the BVIS program, she hopes to expand her knowledge around creating engaging educational resources and hopes to make medical information accessible for underrepresented communities. She is very interested in the areas of 3D modeling, illustration and animation. Whenever she is not drawing, she enjoys reading, listening to latin music, and exploring the outdoors.