Valerie Udeozor is a Los Angeles Filmmaker and Nursing faculty at Pasadena City College RN program. She has penned stage plays on youth topics such as cyber bullying, bullying teen pregnancy and school violence performed at schools and youth events from Ohio, Atlanta and Los Angeles Compton. Her plays The Lockdown Club and Deleted were made into short films. They have screened at film festivals and can be watched on BHERC TV https://bherc.tv Valerie’s short film Burned Out Nurse is used as a classroom tool in three Registered Nursing programs and screened in Los Angeles and New York in 2019 in the Reel Recovery Film Festival. Valerie is currently working on a documentary film entitled Birthing While Black about African American Infant & Maternal Mortality in California along with Black Women For Wellness bwwla.org.  She also recently penned the feature film 45 Seconds coming soon starring Shondrella Avery, Obba Babatunde and rapper Big V of Nappy Roots, a holiday film and she’s constantly working writing and creating new work. She seeks to create meaningful content and inspire. As a nursing professor, Valerie teaches psychiatric/mental health nursing and intermediate medical surgical nursing. Please visit Valerie’s non profit organization UCARE at HOME.