Eva Longoria is an actor, best known for her roles on The Young and the Restless and Desperate Housewives. In addition to her acting career, she is an active philanthropist. Longoria co-founded Eva’s Heroes, a San Antonio nonprofit that benefits developmentally disabled children, and serves as a spokesperson for Padres Contra el Cancer, an organization supporting Latino families who have children with cancer. She recently formed the Eva Longoria Foundation, which will help Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families through education and entrepreneurship. She is also a member of the National Museum of the American Latino Commission.