Actress, "Orange is the New Black"
Diane Guerrero is an actress, author and activist who is well known for starring as “Maritza Ramos” on Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, for which she received three Screen Actors Guild awards. Additionally she currently stars as “Crazy Jane” in DC Comic’s Doom Patrol and received a 2019 Imagen Award nomination for “Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series.”
Her other credits include playing “Lina” on The CW’s Jane the Virgin. Sofia in the CBS comedy series Superior Donuts and she can be heard as the voice of “Jessica Cruz/Green Lantern” in Warner Bros. animated film, Justice League vs. The Fatal Five.
In 2015, Guerrero was named a White House Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization. She is an outspoken advocate for commonsense, comprehensive immigration reform and has worked with Immigrant Legal Resource Center and Mi Familia Vota, a nonpartisan Latino civic engagement organization to promote citizenship and voter registration. Additionally, that year she was named as one of Variety’s “10 Latino’s to Watch.”
Guerrero is also an acclaimed author and her memoir titled, In the Country We Love: My Family Divided, was released by Henry Holt publishing in 2016. She released her second book, My Family Divided, in 2018.