Rose is an author, activist, actress, musician and University of the Underground board member. Rose received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for her work in Gregg Araki’s The Doom Generation and is known for her performances in films like Scream (1996), Going All the Way (1997), Devil in the Flesh (1998), Jawbreaker (1999) and Grindhouse (2007), as well as the supernatural drama series Charmed (2001-2006). She made her directorial debut with the short film Dawn (2014). A feminist activist, McGowan has released a memoir, Brave, and starred in the four-part documentary series Citizen Rose, both in 2018. In 2017, Time recognized McGowan as one of the Silence Breakers, the magazine’s Person of the Year, for speaking out about sexual assault and harassment.