Originally from the California Bay Area, Bowden is an alumna of the renowned comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade and regularly performs improv and sketch comedy. In addition to being a frequent performer in the comedy circuit, Bowden's television credits include appearances on "Parks and Recreation," "The Pete Holmes Show" and the television movies "I Am Watching You" and "Zombie Apocalypse."
An alumna of the University of California, Irvine, Bowden is currently based in Los Angeles. In her free time she likes to draw, play guitar and read pop-psychology books. She skateboards and snowboards and is currently learning how to play basketball — her first team sport.