Laurenis a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
Her thesis film "Merhaba," was featured in The New York Times and is an official selection of the 2013 New York International Shorts Film Festival (merhabafilm.com).
She produced the upcoming feature film "Jane Wants a Boyfriend" starring Eliza Dushku and Louisa Krause. (facebook.com/JaneWantsABF).
She is not fond of cilantro.