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Diane Guerrero

Actress, Activist, Author
Diane Guerrero is an actress, activist, and author known for her roles as “Maritza Ramos” on the award-winning, Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated Netflix series Orange is the New Black (for which she received three Screen Actors Guild awards), as "Lina" in CW's break-out hit, Jane the Virgin, and as “Sofia” a series regular on the CBS comedy Superior Donuts. 
 
Guerrero’s memoir, In The Country We Love, published by Henry Holt, details her life as a citizen daughter of undocumented parents, and her years-long struggle to deal with the consequences of the broken immigration system.
 
Guerrero is a nationally sought-after speaker including engagements at universities, galas, and Boston’s 2017 historic July 4th Oration. She is an outspoken advocate for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform and in 2015, was named a White House Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization. She has also worked with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and Mi Familia Vota, a nonpartisan Latino civic engagement organization to promote immigration reform and voter registration.