Rosie graduated from Harvard University with a Doctorate of Science in Environmental Molecular Epidemiology. Her research focused on how the environment (natural, built, and social) impacts reproductive, neonatal, and child health. She has published four peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Nature Reviews and Environmental International. In addition, she has collaborated with researchers from top institutions globally.
In addition, Rosie holds a Master of Public Health from Columbia University, focusing on environmental health sciences. She also has a BSc in Biochemistry from Seattle Pacific University.
Before benshi, Rosie worked for Galvanize, an education tech company, taking on roles of a program manager, instructor, and data scientist. There, she developed data science courses for non-traditional students wanting to make a life change. Additionally, Rosie worked as a data scientist at an adtech company, Adaction Interactive.
For the past 14 years, through her work or studies, Rosie taught passionately on topics such as genetics, molecular epidemiology, and machine learning to both students and professionals. In addition, she has volunteered in Guatemala, Mexico, and Guyana. She enjoys cooking, knitting, and going on long walks with her dog, Ellie.