Being a television executive is no easy task. Just ask Lynnette Ramirez, the Vice President of Programming at NUVOtv.
This inspiring Latina first got a taste for the entertainment industry during her days at Loyola Marymount University. After graduating from the screenwriting undergrad program, she worked for Jodie Foster's production company as a freelance assistant production coordinator. She later joined the development department at Fountainbridge Films, Sean Connery's production company. After that, she found she had the courage to launch her own independent film production company: Vida Films, which produced the ensemble drama The Blue Hour, starring Emily Rose, Alyssa Milano and Clarence Williams III.
Along the way, she always remembered the power of hard work and dedication. "For much of my adolescence and young adulthood, I carried the belief that I was in control of my own destiny. With more experiences -- good and bad -- life revealed to me that it is impossible to control anything. My greatest life lesson has been learning to accept that no matter how much one plans or builds toward the future, things will forever be evolving. Being adaptable and resilient are two of the most necessary life skills to hone."
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