Rebecca De Ornelas has built her career on a reputation of embracing challenges, mastering subject matter, and elevating stories to deliver maximum impact. She looks beyond the facts of corporate careers, integrating personal aspects that bolster genuine, meaningful expression. In her role as Director of Storytelling at Pioneering Collective, Rebecca works directly with members in transforming their experiences into influential deliverables. As an independent filmmaker, she has hands-on experience with multiple levels of story building. From script development to talent sourcing to fundraising, she has produced a variety of films that have made a difference in people’s lives Her latest film, The Sleepless premiered at the 2020 Big Apple Film Festival and was named Best U.S. Feature by the New York Independent Cinema Awards. Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.