Keynote Lunch: A Conversation with Eva Longoria - W Hollywood Hotel
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Actress, director, producer and activist, Eva Longoria is founder of “The Eva Longoria Foundation” dedicated to helping Latinas build better futures for themselves through education and entrepreneurship, co-founder of “Eva’s Heroes” which enriches the lives of adolescents with developmental disabilities, and is national spokesperson for “Padres Contra el Cancer” a nonprofit that committed to improving the quality of life for children with cancer.
The Golden Globe-nominated, Screen Actors Guild Award-winning, and ALMA Award-winning actress is starring in the highly anticipated series, “Telenovela,” premiering this fall on NBC, and starring in the upcoming feature films REFUGIO, LOW RIDERS alongside Nicola Peltz, Theo Rossi and Demian Bichir, and ANY DAY alongside Sean Bean & Kate Walsh; she has also recently starred in FRONTERA alongside Michael Pena & Ed Harris, and guest starred in the Golden Globe Award winning FOX comedy series, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”
Additionally, Longoria is executive producer of “Devious Maids,” Lifetime’s hit one-hour dramedy that follows the trials and tribulations of five Latina women who work as maids in Beverly Hills, as well as executive producer for the NCLR ALMA Awards, executive producer of the documentaries HARVEST and FOOD CHAINS- both of which explore the current and historic exploitation of farm workers, and is currently producing her third documentary, OUR TIME, which explores the power of the Latino vote.
Longoria is also involved with MALDEF, the United Farm Workers and the Dolores Huerta Foundation. Named “Philanthropist of the Year” by The Hollywood Reporter, honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Variety’s annual Power of Women Luncheon, Longoria was selected as commissioner for the National Museum of the American Latino Commission.
A Brand Ambassador for L’Oreal Paris, Longoria owns BESO Hollywood, her own production company, UnbeliEVAble Entertainment, two fragrances “EVA, by Eva Longoria” and “EVAmour,” and also has a New York Times bestselling cookbook EVA’s KITCHEN: COOKING WITH LOVE FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
June 26, 2015 at 12pm - 3pm