|Education||Trinity School and Harvard University,|
Rumierk attended Trinity School on the Upper West Side, and despite being a first-generation Latina, from a low-income family, Rumierk secured a place at Harvard University, moving to Cambridge, Massachusetts to study economics. However, after realising economics was not her thing, she switched to Hispanic Studies, later graduating in 1995.
During her time at Harvard, Rumierk travelled to Cuba to study Cuban and Caribbean literature, history and architecture, sponsored by the University of Buffalo. Also, at that time, she decided to pursue an acting career, moved back to New York and took an acting conservatory program. Rumierk joined the Oliver Scholars, a non-profit organization serving high-achieving Black and Latino students, graduating in 1995 Rumierk, now an Alumni Council Member, hosted the Fifth Annual Oliver Scholars Gala at Guastavino’s, 59th Street, New York City in 2018.
Rumierk was first introduced to acting when at ten years old she was a participant of the 52nd Street Project, a program that introduces children in Manhattan, to the world of theater by voluntary professionals.
Rumierk’s screen appearances were numerous but brief until she landed a recurring role in East Willy B in 2011. She landed a main character role as Livvy in the 2016 film 11:55 , however, Her big break came in 2018 as Vanessa Suarez in ten episodes of the NBC television series Rise , followed by a recurring role of Autumn Cox in NBC's Manifest in 2019.
|2019||Lesson #7 by Alberto Ferreras||Daughter||Short film|
|2018||Lesson #1||She||Short film|
|2017||We're Doing Fine||Gertie|
|2016||Collateral Beauty||Mrs. Scott|
|2013||Murder in Manhattan||Winsome||TV Movie|
|2013||And Then There Was Luz||Short film|
|2012||Bronx Warrants||Yvette||TV Movie|
|2012||Nobody's Nobody's||Melody||Short film|
|2012||Game Change||Maria Comella||TV Movie|
|2011||Gun Hill Road||Jeanette|
|2009||Can Openers||Nancy||TV Movie|
|2009||Possible Side Effects||TV Reporter||TV Movie|
|2020||Teenage Bounty Hunters||Yolanda Carrion||10 episodes|
|2019||Elementary||Audrey Kensit||1 episode - From Russia with Drugs|
|2019||New Amsterdam||Sabra Constantin||1 episode - Five Miles West|
|2018-2019||Manifest||Autumn Cox||4 episodes|
|2018||Power (TV series)||Alexandra Navarro||1 episode - Damage Control|
|2018||Dichos (TV Series)||comedian||comedy sketches|
|2018||Rise (American TV series)||Vanessa Suarez||10 episodes|
|2017||Blue Bloods||Parole Officer Ramirez||1 episode - In and Out|
|2011-2013||East Willy B||Maggie||4 episodes|
|2011||Dora the Explorer||Beatriz / Boot's Mommy (voice)||1 episode - Pepe's School Day Adventure|
|2010||White Collar||Rebecca Vidal||1 episode - Prisoner's Dilemma|
|2010||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Assistant District Attorney||1 episode - Inhumane Society|
|2010||The Good Wife||Joan||1 episode - Infamy|
|2009||Cupid||Paula Torres||1 episode - The Tommy Brown Affair|
|2008||Ugly Betty||Pilar Mejia||1 episode - When Betty Met YETI|
|2008||Life on Mars||Marta||1 episode - Things to Do in New York When You Think You're Dead|
|2008||Lipstick Jungle||Elba Garcia||1 episode - Chapter Three: Pink Poison|
|2006||Conviction||Sonia||1 episode - True Love|
|2013||Grand Theft Auto V||The Local Population|
|2012||Max Payne 3||Giovanna|
- "Shirley A. Rumierk". broadway.com. December 9, 2005.
- "Shirley Rumierk". coolinyourcode.com. 2020.
- "Exclusive Q&A with Shirley A. Rumierk". harvardwood.org. May 1, 2018.
- "Oliver Scholars Alumni Council Members". oliverscholars.org. 2020.
- "Oliver Scholars Gala Honors Black and Latino Students". downtownmagazinenyc.com. June 14, 2018.
- "The 52nd Street project - About us". 52project.org. 2020.
- "'Manifest' Season 1: Autumn Cox's character is a victim and so it's a bit unfair to blame her for her actions". meaww.com. January 29, 2019.