Barbara began writing with the local newspaper in high school, to an entertainment magazine, a monthly periodical created to educate and promote young actors, to textbooks for a local college, and more recently to feature films and a television pilot.
While attending classes at a local college Barbara won a systems analysis contest producing an instructional manual which became a mandatory textbook requirement for incoming technology students. She graduated with honors from DeVry University with a B.S. in Technology.
From 2012 – 2013 Barbara served as Chairman of Marketing on the Board of Directors for the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce and received the prestigious Recognition of Service Award from the City of Los Angeles Councilman, Tom LaBonge and California State Assemblyman, Adrin Nazarian.
Barbara is the recipient of the 2018 First Place Screenplay Award from The International Writers Seminar taught by International Playwright, Author and Writer, Donald Freed, for the screenplay titled, Ms. Millennial, a political thriller.
Currently, Barbara is a member of The International Writers Seminar and will attend the European seminar in France, completing the UCLA writer’s certificate program and writing her first novel.
Ms. Millennial Thriller A Beauty Queen exposes a conspiracy to steal the 2020 Presidential Election and gets a crash course in dirty politics.
First Place Screenplay International Writers Award
Recognition of Service Award