America Ferrera

Award-Winning Actress, Producer and Activist

America Ferrera is an award-winning actress and producer known for her breakthrough role as Betty Suarez on ABC's hit comedy Ugly Betty. For her performance, she was recognised with a Golden Globe, Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Award, as well as ALMA and Imagen Awards.

"Change will come when each of us has the courage to question our own fundamental values and beliefs"

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  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Women's Rights
  • Social Justice
  • Immigration
  • The Film Industry
  • Host & Awards


She presents in English and Spanish.

How she presents

A passionate and inspiring communicator, America brings tremendous enthusiasm to each event. She gives a human face and personal perspective to the changing landscape of the film industry.

In Detail

America currently produces and stars in the NBC workplace comedy Superstore, which is in its fourth season. A longtime activist, she co-founded HARNESS in 2016. HARNESS is a community of artists, influencers and grassroots leaders that provides education and engagement opportunities to amplify the work of organisations and individuals working on behalf of social justice. In 2016, America spoke at the Democratic National Convention on behalf of women's rights and immigration in support of Hillary Clinton. She was a chair for the Artists' Committee for the Women's March on Washington. In 2006, she founded her own television and film production company, Take Fountain.


America Ferrera believes stories have the power to make people better. She uses her voice to speak up for more humanity and justice in the world. She captivates audiences around the world with empowering stories of females fighting for change.


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