I renamed the soldiers, then go on my second mission. I couldnt change gender or nationality. So chose to named most of the female players after youtubers I like, but havent met yet.
Here is the current team in Xcom Enemy within:
Alex Swingle - https://www.youtube.com/user/MomsBasementPodcast
Critical Failure - https://www.youtube.com/user/TigerClawTV
Gexup - https://www.youtube.com/user/gexup
Glittery Pixey Cat
The Female Red - https://www.youtube.com/user/TheFemaleRed
Triplethreat - https://www.youtube.com/user/anschwem
Cherubic Windigo - https://www.youtube.com/user/cherubicwindigo
Dani Skywalker - https://www.youtube.com/user/NintenDani7184
and your one and only Gaming Beast!!!