Alinca is a born and bred New Yorker with a degree in Entrepreneurship from Baruch College. She has held positions at various non-profits including the Ford Foundation, WABC-TV Channel 7, and Sharp 7 LLC's award-winning documentary ELEVATE. Alinca is committed to combining her love of the arts with her passion for enacting social change, using theater and filmmaking as expressive art therapy. She has taught young filmmakers film at the Downtown Community Television Center (DCTV) since 2010, which culminated in an Emmy nomination in 2015 for the PBS series Our Camera, Our Stories. Her artistic talents range from being an actor to behind the scenes work producing, writing and directing. Her favorite acting credits include: Dispersal: A Gentrification Story the international collaboration between students in New York and students at the University of Arts Braunschweig in Germany and Melody June Cooper: Actress for Hire, a short film in which she stars as the title character and co-produced.