America Ferrera

America Ferrera is an award-winning actress, producer, director and activist. Ferrera is best known for her breakthrough role as “Betty Suarez” on ABC’s hit comedy, Ugly Betty, for which she won Golden Globe, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, ALMA, and Imagen Awards. She produces and stars in the acclaimed NBC workplace comedy, Superstore, currently in its fourth season. In 2016 Ferrera cofounded HARNESS, an organization connecting storytellers and activists to amplify the cultural narrative around social justice. She speaks throughout the country as an advocate for human and civil rights and was the opening speaker at the monumental Women’s March on Washington in January 2017. Ferrera resides in New York and Los Angeles with her husband Ryan, their son Sebastian, and their two golden retrievers.

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American Like Me

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CBS-TV
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
SEP 24
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BARNES & NOBLE
#2675 Union Square
Panel Discussion
33 East 17th Street
New York, NY 10003
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The Today Show
with Kathie Lee and Hoda
SEP 26
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NEW YORK TIMES LIVE
New Rules Summit
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
60 Furman Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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