Actress, Orange is the New Black & Jane the Virgin
Diane Guerrero is a Boston native and has, from an early age, had an affinity for the arts. She attended the Boston Arts Academy where she studied vocal music. As a teenager, Guerrero suffered through a forced separation from her family as she watched her loved ones be deported. She shares the incredible story of how she was able to remain in the US, continue her education and build a successful career. After the departure of her family, Guerrero never lost focus and continued to work hard to build a better life for herself. She graduated from a US high school to then she received a degree in political science and communication. However, she quickly realized her passion lay in performance art, at which point she moved to New York to pursue her dreams. Read More >
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Unity in the Divided Nation
"It was a huge success. The students were star struck and very impressed with how relatable she was. There were some huge emotions in the room due to the elections, however she was able to break through and connect with the audience. Loved having her!"