Elisa Maza - Gargoyles; sister of Derek Maza & a NYPD detective who is the steadfast ally (and honorary member) of the titular gargoyles' Manhattan Clan. Elisa had originally been designed as a Hispanic woman with the surname of Chavez. When Salli Richardson was cast as Elisa's voice actor, the character's race and ethnicity was adapted to match hers. Elisa became half-African American and half-Native American.
WHITE women work 59 days for free. Black women, 94 days Hispanic women 117 days. Put another way, it's as if after July 21 (Hispanic women) August 21 (Black women) or October 16 (white women) don't receive a paycheck. Annually.
The first Hispanic woman in the world to go to space, Ellen Ochoa is an absolute Rennaisance woman. A classically-trained flautist, former astronaut and pioneer of spacecraft technology (who patented an optical system used in automated space exploration--and which also removes "noise in software like Photoshop) she has spent nearly 1,000 hours in space and is serving as the Deputy Director of the Johnson Space Center, in Houston, Texas. #STEM #astronaut #women #role_model #herstory #heroine