Soaring from Executive Assistant jobs at production companies to being promoted as a Director twice and becoming an award-winning Screenwriter as well as Director of The Surprise Announcement, a drama short film, among other projects in 2022: Keila is a new force to be reckoned with. She recently received scholarships for scriptwriting by Sundance Collab. and the Junior Hollywood Radio & Television Society. In addition, she is the Associate Producer of the projects, FollowLeadLOVE, a documentary and a fantasy animation series. Initially, Keila started as an Assistant with years of diverse experience in different fields and was previously contracted by several TV/Film production companies, including work for CBS Corporation, supporting C-suite executives. She is currently a freelance writer for NYNJ.com and government worker. Keila recently completed a pilot for a dramedy TV series and is working on a drama series as a hired writer. As a domestic abuse survivor, Keila shares stories of resilience and gives back by chairing NY chapter roles in organizations such as NAMIC, Women in Animation, Fairygodboss Inc., and Daughter of Penelope International, to name a few. She also is a champion against bullying and helps youth as a mentor and former supervisor of interns.