Rosario Dawson has starred in a range of films including UNFORGETTABLE, TOP FIVE, the SIN CITY franchise, CESAR CHAVEZ, TRANCE, RENT, MEN IN BLACK II and KIDS. She has also starred in THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE as the voice of Barbara Gordon/Batgirl and in several DC Animated films as the voice of Wonder Woman. For her performance in Gabriele Muccino’s SEVEN POUNDS, Dawson won Best Actress in a Motion Picture Award at the 2009 NAACP Image Awards. On the small screen, Dawson first starred as ‘Claire Temple’ in the Netflix adaptation of the Marvel comic book series “Daredevil” in 2015, which premiered to critical and fan acclaim. She has since reprised her role in the follow up Marvel/Netflix series “Luke Cage”, “Iron Fist” “Jessica Jones” and “The Defenders”.
In addition to her work as a successful film and television actress, Dawson is an activist lending her time to a range of influential organizations, most notably Voto Latino, which she co-founded in 2004 to help empower Latino millennials to vote and influence change in government. She also recently co-founded, alongside Abrima Erwiah, Studio One Eighty Nine, a social enterprise composed of creatives seeking to provide a platform to help promote and curate African and African-inspired content through an e-commerce shopping site, a supporting agency and an artisan-produced fashion collection called Fashion Rising Collection. Dawson is an active board member of V-Day, The Lower East Side Girls Club and the Environmental Media Association. She was also honored with the President’s Volunteer Service Award for her valuable contributions to the community.