Lorisa Bates has always had a zest for telling stories. As a young child, while children her age were playing with dolls, she was developing characters and writing short stories. As she got older, her passion for writing only grew. As an executive working in the film and television industry, she has served as an incubator for developing content and building relationships with producers, writers, directors, and actors.
Currently , Lorisa has developed more than 30+ projects, including films, series, and specials. Lorisa’s main focus has been to create content that not only uplifts, but also inspires and entertains. Benita was developed to be just that, while serving as a role model for young women of color as they navigate through a world filled with trials and tribulations.