Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Judge Rosa received her Bachelor of Science degree from Babson College in Wellesley, MA, concentrating on marketing, general business, and law and society. In 2001, she obtained her law degree from the Interamerican University School of Law in Puerto Rico. Judge Rosa has worked for private law firms, concentrating on labor and employment litigation in representation of employers, and for the public sector, first becoming a Deputy Advisor to the Governor of Puerto Rico and then becoming the Deputy Secretary for Legal Affairs and General Counsel for the Department of Housing and the Puerto Rico Public Housing Administration. In 2017, Judge Rosa relocated to Indianapolis, IN and became the Director of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Compliance for the Indiana Civil Rights Commission. Since August 2018, Judge Rosa has been part of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission family, first as a Trial Attorney and currently, as an Administrative Judge presiding over federal employees’ employment discrimination cases. Judge Rosa speaks frequently to management and employee groups on issues related to employment discrimination under federal law.