Lisandra María Ramos was born and raised in New York City’s Quisqueya Heights. She is a Co-Founder and Co-Director of Fulana, a Latina video and satire collective. She holds a degree in Africana, Latin American & Caribbean studies and theater from Union College and a MA degree in Popular Theater from New York University’s Gallatin School. As of Fall 2013, she is Assistant Director of Administration at the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. Lisandra worked for many years in the educational theater scene as an actor, writer and director. An alumna of the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, Lisandra branched out into digital media, creating several shorts, graphic design projects and animation for the internet. Lisandra has been a youth theatre director producing and writing numerous plays for young audiences in New York and Washington DC. Her play “Mariposa” was produced at Aaron Davis Hall in NYC by the drama department at City University of New York. She has also been a contributing writer to Urban Latino magazine and a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. A generative artist and teacher, Lisandra is constantly creating work, using imagination, physicality, movement, text, images, reflection, and collaboration.