Kausar Mohammed is a Bengali/Pakistani-American actress, comedian, and writer from the Bay Area, California. She also is a co-founder of SHIFT – a diversity, equity, and inclusion & sexual harassment prevention company run by three women of color – that facilitates dialogue about race, gender, and power. Kausar plays series lead in Paul Feig’s (Freaks & Geeks) dramedy, East of La Brea. She has also has worked alongside Taraji P. Henson on the film What Men Want (Paramount), Issa Rae on the film Little (Universal) and has additional credits on shows such as Silicon Valley (HBO), Black Lightning (CW), and Carol’s Second Act (CBS). Kausar is on an Upright Citizen’s Brigade House Maude Sketch Team, Smokeshow, and and a founding troupe member of the distinguished all South-Asian sketch comedy team, The Get Brown.