Ayanna Dookie is a New York based stand-up comedian, writer, and co-host of HydroxychloroQUEENZ: a Podcast on Living with Lupus. Having lived with this “cruel mystery” for almost a decade, she uses her comedy and podcast to raise Lupus awareness while also advocating for her fellow warriors. Ayanna has performed on Laff Tracks on truTV, Laughs! on Fox, Two Dope Queens on WNYC, NPR’s Snap Judgement, and at the world famous Apollo. Her writing can be seen on MTV’s Wild n’ Out and BET’s 50 Central. She also co-produces and performs on Lupus Foundation of America, Northeast Region’s annual “Laugh It Up with Us” Lupus Comedy Show.