Correia-Damude has been outspoken in advocating for expanded diversity in acting roles, especially greater opportunities for women, and improving conditions for those with children plus their families who are in the industries. Openly bisexual, she has additionally advocated for LGBT+ people's acceptance and rights.
In 2013 she received the Best Actress in a Feature Film award at the San Diego FilmOut festival for her work in Margarita (playing the title role).
Since 2013, she has been married to Carlos Gonzalos-Vio, a fellow actor, and they have a son together.
- Degrassi: The Next Generation (2005-6) as Diane
- Margarita (2012) as Margarita
- The Strain (2014-15) as Nikki Taylor
- Addedroids (2015-17) as Ada Turing
- Shadowhunters (2016-19) as Maryse Lightwood
- Dino Dara (2017-) as Ava
- Burden of Truth (2018-21) as Diane
- The Boys (2019) (2019-22) as Elena
- Coroner (2020) as Kelly Hart
- Nurses (2020-21) as Dr. Vanessa Banks
- October Faction (2020) as Sheriff Gina Fernandez
- My Spy (2020) as Christina
- The Republic of Sarah (2021) as Alexis Whitmore
- Pillow Talk (2022) as Vicki
- Resident Alien (2022) as Detective Lena Torres
- Titans (2018) (2022) as Gina
Examples from her work include:
- Actor-Shared Background:
- In Margarita, The Boys (2019) and Resident Alien she plays Latina characters.
- Diana, whom she played on Burden of Truth, is a Guyanese-Canadian like her.
- Fake American: She has frequently played American characters, rather than Canadians.
- Fake Nationality: In Margarita she plays a Mexican woman.
- Queer Character, Queer Actor: In Margarita, The Strain and The Boys (2019) she plays lesbians, while being bisexual herself. Alexis Whitmore on The Republic of Sarah is at least bisexual, given she's married to a man though also having an affair with Amy "AJ" Johnson at the same time.
- Twofer Token Minority: Her characters in Margarita and The Boys (2019) are lesbians of Latina descent.