MINDY KALING is an actor, writer, producer, and director. She penned her first book, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns), in 2011. The book was featured on the New York Times bestsellers list.
Kaling starred as Kelly Kapoor on the Emmy Award-winning comedy The Office. She also wrote twenty-three episodes of the series, including “Niagara,” which scored her an Emmy nomination.
In 2012, Kaling created the critically acclaimed series The Mindy Project, in which she also stars.
Kaling will lend her voice to Pixar’s Inside Out this summer, and she is featured in Seth Rogen’s upcoming comedy X-mas. She made her film debut in Judd Apatow’s The 40-Year-Old Virgin. Kaling was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2012. In 2014, she was named one of Glamour’s women of the year.