Daniela Vega, a 28-year-old actress and singer from Chile, introduced composer Sufjan Stevens' performance at the 2018 Oscars, and now everyone wants to know exactly who she is and how she made it to the Academy Awards stage.

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In recent years, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has received a lot of flack due to a lack of diversity amongst both nominees and winners, and this year, they clearly made some attempt to shake things up. Vega, is a transgender woman and the first to ever present at the Oscars in its entire 90-year history.

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