Early and personal life
Schroeder graduated from Melbourne High School in Florida in 1997. While in high school, she interned at NASA, where her grandparents worked. She majored in economics at Stanford University, and after working as a consultant for two years, she went to University of Southern California to earn a MFA in the Film Production Program.
In 2016, Schroeder married writer Aaron Brownstein. They have a daughter, Emily, born in 2016.
- The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (show coordinator)
- Pineapple Express (production assistant)
- Smallville (production assistant)
- Jay and Seth versus the Apocalypse
- Hidden Figures (co-writer)
- Christopher Robin (co-writer)
- Mean Girls 2 (writer)
- Side Effects (producer, writer)
- Frozen II (additional screenplay material)
- Minecraft (writer)
Awards and nominations
- Nominated: Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
- Nominated: BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay
- Nominated: USC Scripter Award
- Nominated: Satellite Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
- Nominated: Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
- Winner: Humanitas Prize for Feature Film (tied with Hacksaw Ridge) 
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