Talent Guide

Diana Ly

  • Discipline:Writer
  • Program Year:Project Involve 2017


Diana Ly is a Vietnamese-American filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Born in Oklahoma, where her parents settled as refugees, she grew up as an expat in the Philippines. Ly moved to Silicon Valley to study at Stanford University and after earning BS and MS degrees in Computer Science, worked at Google for eight years. A drama and theatre student for much of her life, she attended UCLA’s Professional Programs in Screenwriting and TV Writing. She has since written stories about immigrants, nerds and women who defy stereotypes.