Issa Rae is a producer/writer/director/actress most known for the Shorty Award winning web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. Rae has made the Forbes “30 Under 30″ list, twice, and is currently developing a half-hour comedy for HBO. She’s also slated to release a book of essays next year. Additionally, Rae just launched Color Creative TV which aims to increase opportunities for women and minority TV writers by producing and packaging low-cost TV pilots with an indie sensibility. The three pilots from the first round of this initiative: Bleach, Words With Girls, and So Jaded are online now.