Ilana Peña

Peña Is the creator and executive producer of Diary of a Future President, which follows a Cuban-American 13-year-old girl as she navigates the ups and downs of middle school and her journey to becoming the future president of the United States. For the series’ second season, Peña also serves as co-showrunner. Peña most recently served as a writer on the critically-acclaimed series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend on the CW, and co-writer of Her Shorts with Rachel Bloom, produced by Refinery29 and Planned Parenthood. In the past year, Peña was listed In Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List, as well as on Variety’s Inclusion Impact Report. Peña’s plays have been produced professionally In Chicago (Goodman Theatre Latino Theater Festival) and New York (INTAR Theatre), among others. She Is also the co-founder of See What Sticks, a monthly workshop with an audience In Los Angeles.