Comedienne Gina Yashere talks about being female, funny and fearless and tells her life story - from being the only female engineer on the Canary Wharf buildling site to being a female comedian in a sea of men.
Watch a preview clip of StandUp in Stilettos hosted by Kate Flannery (The Office), premiering Saturday, June 16 at 10/9pm CT on TV Guide Network. Comedians Mary Lynn Rajskub, Gina Yashere and Sara Tiana will be featured on the first show at 10pm, followed by Arden Myrin, Lisa Landry and Helen H
Gina Yashere was born in Bethnal Green, London. Her mother was an immigrant from Nigeria. Yashere was a finalist in the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year competition in She has appeared in many television programmes.