Camila Rodriguez was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. She attended The University of Andes (Bogotá) and received a B.S. degree. She completed an internship at the Matecaña City Zoo (Pereira, Colombia) where she developed a guide to keep snakes in captivity. Camila worked as a volunteer at the Museum of Natural History of The University of Andes where she conducted a research project on trophic ecology of two highlands Andean lizards. She is a member of the Colombian Association of Herpetology and participated in an initiative for creating identification cards of reptiles and amphibians from Colombia. She is also deeply interested in scientific illustration and wildlife photography. Camila began her M.S. degree in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida in January 2015. Her thesis research focuses on comparing ecological niches between sympatric native and invasive lizards of Florida.