Selaine Rodriguez is a rising junior at Stanford University, where she is majoring in Computer Science with a minor in Education. She is currently working at Uber as a Software Engineering Intern on the Driver Engineering Team. In the fall, she will work on-campus as a Residential Assistant in a Frosh dorm and will be a Teaching Assistant/Section Leader for the Introductory Computer Science Courses. In the past, she has worked as a Legislative Intern with the City of El Paso and a Research Assistant with the Stanford Civil & Environmental Engineering Department.
Selaine has taken an active role in her campus community. She began the 2019-2020 school year as an intern for the Society of Latinx Engineers (SOLE), before becoming the Social Director. She is now one fo the Vice Presidents of SOLE. Selaine has also continued her long-standing musical interests in college. Selaine became the lead trumpet player for Mariachi Cardenal de Stanford at the start of college. She has since been elected as the President of the group. She is also an active member of Cap and Gown - Women’s Leadership and Hermanas de Stanford. She has also been a participant in the Intuit-Stanford Mentorship Program and the Stanford Summer Engineering Academy.
Selaine is passionate about mentoring and has participated in many opportunities to do so. She acted as a mentor for a group of 5th and 6th grade first-generation, low-income, and minority students through SOLE as a Tech Challenge mentor. Continuously, the past two summers, she has served as a Squad Leader/Mentor for Cohort III and IV of the Gates Scholarship.
Selaine graduated Valedictorian of Ysleta High School, with over one million dollars in scholarships earned. She is a Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar, a National Hispanic Scholar, an AP Scholar with Distinction, a Gates Scholar, and an Ysleta Education Fund Distinguished Scholar.