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Silvia Olivas

Disney Channel
Co-Producer and Story Editor
Humanitas Award nominated writer and alumna of the Disney-ABC Writers Program, the Warner Brothers Writers’ Workshop and the National Hispanic Media Coalition's Television Writers Program, Silvia Olivas is co-producer and story editor of Disney's "Elena of Avalor."

Olivas began her career in television as a stage manager on "El Show de Paul Rodriguez." She served as a writer-producer on the hit series "Moesha," and wrote and co-executive-produced "The Brothers Garcia," for which she was nominated for a Humanitas Award. Her additional live-action writing credits include Disney Channel's "Jessie," "Raising Dad," "Just Jordan" and the Emmy nominated "East Los High." Olivas' animation credits include "The Proud Family," "Special Agent Oso," "The Misadventures of Maya and Miguel," "Martha Speaks," "Fatherhood," "Pound Puppies" and "Olivia."

A Los Angeles native, Olivas is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University. She resides in South Pasadena with her husband and eight-year-old son.

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