Name: Eva Longoria
Title/Occupation: Actress / National Co-Chair
Organization: Entertainment Industry / Obama Re-election Campaign
What Makes The Person A Game Changer: Eva Jacqueline Longoria is an American actress, best known for her role on the television series Desperate Housewives. Longoria received a nomination for the 2006 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance on Desperate Housewives. She became nationally recognized after appearing in several high-profile advertising campaigns and numerous men’s magazines, having appeared on the cover of various international women’s magazines including Vogue, Marie Claire and Harper’s Bazaar. Longoria is taking a break from acting to get involved in politics. She is taking on a new role as national co-chair of President Obama’s re-election campaign and has gone back to school to get a master’s degree in Mexican-American studies.