A great love of Music and Acting, Maria Studied in College under the advance training of Stanislavsky Method Acting "Love the art in yourself and not yourself in the art" one of Maria's favorite quotes of Stanislavsky. She developed and guided her own Daughter at the age of 16, know as Yauna K. to a Major recording contract with Just Hurt'em Records/Arista Records, writing and vocal producing 9 songs for her daughters Album. Yauna K. went on to perform with Award winning Kanye West at BET Awards show and working with various producers for Justin Bieber, Beluga Heights, Makonnen/ Sneaky Lady and shows throughout L.A. top choreographers Dave Scott and Shane Sparks. Moving into acting on Ugly Betty, Entourage, Surrogates, CSI and Husbands of Hollywood. Print ads from T. J. Maxx, Uniqlo, Bloomingdales, Sue Wong, French Connection and 61 runway shows, including Michael Costello, BCBG, Jennifer Lopez and Over 22 Commercials to date. Maria is sought after for her expertise in selecting talent for some of the most Star Studded Talent Showcases in the World. Dubai, Scotland, Norway, England, Philippines, India, Puerto Rico, Ireland, Germany, South Africa, Nigeria, Australia, Hong Kong, are just a few International locations that the Global Image Team finds new talent.