- Moved to the United States in 2001.
- Worked in theater in San Juan after earning her master's degree.
- ABC developed a sitcom based on her experiences in grad school, but it was never picked up.
- 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
- Bodie Olmos — Stepson
- Mico Olmos — Stepson
- Daniela — Stepdaughter
- Brandon Olmos — Stepson
- Edward James Olmos — Husband
- Michael D. Olmos — Stepson
- Tamiko — Stepdaughter
- University of Puerto Rico, Ponce, Puerto Rico (MA in Chemistry)