Mia has worked as an actor, writer and producer, appearing in numerous TV shows including Curb Your Enthusiasm and in films including Spare Parts for Lionsgate. She co-created a TV pilot for CBS based on Red Doors, an award-winning independent film that she starred in and produced, and is currently developing an animated series for Skybound Entertainment. Stage work includes Voices We Remember at the Geffen Playhouse and the Ovation-Award-winning world premiere of Bare. Originally from Indianapolis, Mia was named a Presidential Scholar by Bill Clinton and graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard University. While in college she ran the Mission Hill Afterschool Program, which provides educational support and mentorship to socioeconomically disadvantaged elementary and middle school students in the Roxbury area of Boston. Upon graduating, Mia founded Harvardwood, a nonprofit organization focused on strengthening ties between the arts, media, entertainment and education through community programs and online resources. In addition to her ongoing work on the Harvardwood Board of Directors, Mia currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Advisors for the UCLA Lab School. Mia lives in Los Angeles with her husband, producer/media entrepreneur David Alpert, and their two children.