Marissa Aroy is an an award-winning filmmaker of documentaries. Her films include Sikhs in America and The Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers. A Fulbright scholar, Aroy was named "One of the Legendary Filipino Americans" by Buzzfeed. She was recipient of the first ever Hatsuye Yamasaki Award for Visionary Leadership at the College of William and Mary and was appointed Asian Centenniel Filmmaker-in-Residence at the same college. She is currently working on a historical documentary on the Philippine American War.