is a playwright and a screenwriter. She began her career as a freelance writer for publications around NYC. She also co-created BodegaAve.com, a webcomic that centered on multicultural teens living in Brooklyn, NY for which she received a “Groundbreaking Latina” Award from Catalina Magazine. Residencies, fellowships, and other awards include: Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program Fellow at The Juilliard School, Royal Court Theatre (London, UK), Dramatists Guild fellow, Mary Louise Rockwell Scholar at ESPA/Primary Stages, MFA Playwrights’ Workshop at The Kennedy Center, New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater Season on a residency sponsored by the Dramatists Guild, the Lark’s US/Mexico Exchange, and was a member of the SPACE on Ryder Farm’s 2014 season. She has been a finalist for the Leah Ryan Prize for Emerging Women Writers, The Latino Screenwriting Project, the Old Vic's 2013 US/UK TS Eliot Exchange, and a semi finalist for the O’Neill. Two of her short plays were published in 2013 by indietheaternow.com, and Moxie Theatre produced her play "Lesson 443" in May 2015. Other works include: Powerplay, The Mystery Spot, Like Water, Profit, LRTC, Flesh & Blood, Dog Day, Mountain Air, and She. She taught acting at Essex County Community College and in the New York public school system through ENACT and the CASA Program at Queens Theater in the Park. TV: IRON FIST (NETFLIX), SNOWFALL (FX), A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS (NETFLIX), and PARENTHOOD (NBC). MFA, Actors Studio Drama School/New School University. Most recent: Humanitas' 2017 PLAY LA Residency.