Alexandra Cuerdo is a writer and director, recently named one of the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women In the World by the Filipina Women's Network. Her feature directorial debut ULAM: Main Dish is the first Filipino food documentary to achieve worldwide distribution, and will premiere on Hulu for summer 2019. She is the recipient of the 2019 VSCO Voices Artist Grant. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, BuzzFeed, Vogue, TimeOut, Filmmaker Magazine, Eater and more. The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Jonathan Gold called Alexandra's film a "love letter" to Filipino food, and Stark Insider has crowned ULAM with "Four Stars — Smashing." Recently, she co-wrote the memoir and cookbook AMBOY: Recipes From the Filipino-American Dream with Eggslut chef Alvin Cailan for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She is based in Los Angeles and New York.