(written from a Production point of view)
Malkin grew up near Los Angeles, California. In 1989, she graduated from South Torrance High School. In 1997, she was acknowledged for assisting and supporting Trek parodist Emmett Loverde in his short film Snacking.
In the early 1990s, Malkin worked in the business office at Harvard-Westlake School. She returned ten years later in July of 2002 when she accepted a position in the advancement office at the school. In December 2004, she became Director of Development for VBS Day School, and later Abraham Joshua Herschel Day School in Northridge, California. She previously worked with Paramount Pictures, Marvel Comics, and the Harvard-Westlake School and is heavily involved in fund raising.