Carmen Burcea-Haber earned a degree in Engineering from the University of Bucharest, and has since worked as a model for Romanian and Italian fashion, as an actress starring in a movie with Timothy Leary, as a costume designer for numerous films and TV shows in Rome, L.A. and Prague; she wrote and hosted the documentary feature “Last Bus to Baghdad”, and has written dozens of short stories, four children’s books, and is currently writing a novel.