ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

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SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

Eva Longoria Supports Campaign Against Lack of Diversity in Hollywood

Eva Longoria Supports Campaign Against Lack of Diversity in Hollywood

Actress Eva Longoria will support The Brown Ribbon Campaign with other prominent Latinos asking Academy Award attendees to wear brown ribbons to bring awareness to the lack of Latino representation in the Oscars and Hollywood in general.

"I can't wait for the day when "diversity" isn't just the hot topic of the moment, but a true reality that is reflected on screen," says Eva Longoria. "The change is coming and I am happy to be a part of it."

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Oscars 2016: Mexican Filmmakers Take Home Big Awards β€” Again

Oscars 2016: Mexican Filmmakers Take Home Big Awards β€” Again

Argentina Prosecutor Claims Alberto Nisman Was Murdered

Argentina Prosecutor Claims Alberto Nisman Was Murdered