Soraya Rodriguez is a Spanish lawyer, currently a Member of the European Parliament in the Renew Europe Group. In this legislative term, Soraya chairs the Delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament and is a member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) and the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM). During this Parliamentary term, Mrs Rodriguez has been an active member of the ENVI Committee in which she has developed various initiatives on health, vaccines, common vaccination protocols and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this regard, Soraya strongly believes that the demand for a Mental Health Strategy has never been more important in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.