Having worked consistently in Hollywood for over 20 years, Eva Longoria has cemented herself as an industry staple known for her work both in front of and behind the camera. An award-winning actress, director, producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and activist, Longoria has been leading the charge of diverse and female representation since her starring role in the hit ABC series Desperate Housewives. Through her production company UnbeliEVAble Entertainment, Longoria has become one the most significant trailblazers and was recently wooed into a groundbreaking production deal with 20th Century Fox Television and Universal Pictures, the largest deal ever made with a Latina. Founded in 2005, the company actively chooses purposeful projects that accurately represent the stories of the Latinx and other underrepresented communities. Longoria has directed countless hours of television and is currently preparing to direct two feature films – the workplace comedy 24/7 for Universal Pictures in which she will executive produce and star opposite Kerry Washington and the biopic Flamin’ Hot for Fox Searchlight. Recently named by People Magazine as one of the Women Changing the World, Longoria is a dedicated philanthropist and activist who has consistently lent her voice to the issues she is passionate about, ranging from immigration to STEM education. Committed to empowering Latinas everywhere, Longoria established the Eva Longoria Foundation (ELF) in 2012 to help Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families through educational programs, scholarships, mentorship and entrepreneurship. She is a founding member of Time’s Up and a co- founder of Latino Victory Fund, an organization working to increase Latino representation at every level of government. Longoria has also been the face of L’Oreal Paris for over 15 years. A native of Texas, Longoria currently resides in Los Angeles with her family.