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Alysia Reiner

by Organic Spa Magazine

Actor, producer and activist

Reiner plays Natalie "Fig" Figueroa on Orange is the New Black and won a SAG Award as part of the cast. However, in real life she is an actor, activist, producer and eco-momma, who uses her superpowers for good.

Reiner works as a change maker for women. As an advocate for women's rights and climate change initiatives, she is an original member of TIMES UP, an ambassador for GDIM, and  started an eco-fashion initiative, Livari. She has been invited to speak at The White House, The United Nations, Google, Cannes Lion, Women's Media Summit, Collision and countless film festivals and events about breaking barriers for women in all fields, specifically the entertainment industry.

She has been presented include the Persistence of Vision Award by the Women's Media Summit, the Sarah Powell Leadership Award by the Women's Prison Association, the MUSE Made in NY Award from the New York City mayor’s office and New York Women in Film and TV, the Moves Power Women Award, The Pioneer in Filmmaking Award, the Collaboration Award from the Coalition for Women in the Arts and Media.

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