BFA Visual Studies, 2008
She also chaired the 12th Annual International film Conference "Histories Created Through Film" at San Francisco State University, where she earned her MA in Cinema Studies, and her project “Codependent Lesbian Space Aliens Coming to a Town Near You: Community Building As a Road to Distribution,” has been accepted to the 2013 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Chicago.
Vrolijk cofounded Tornspocket to empower youth and underrepresented people to create and share their stories through film and new media.
Today she is a lecturer in the American Studies department at the University of California, Berkeley. Additionally, she is a training ride leader with AIDS Lifecycle.