2 Alicia Nash(Physicist)
Born in El Salvador, Alicia Nash later moved to the U.S., where she became one of the first women to join MIT as a student. The physicist met her husband, renowned mathematician John Nash at MIT. Both Alicia and John were killed in car crash while returning home from Norway.
3 Marisela de Montecristo(Model)
4 Claudia Lars(Poet)
Claudia Lars was a Salvadoran poet best remembered for her work Sonnets of Michael, which earned her second place in the Floral Games in Guatemala in 1941. Some of her best-known works include Estrellas en el Pozo, Romances de Norte y Sur, and Sobre el Angel y el Hombre.
5 Ana Maria(Politician)
6 Claribel Alegría(Poet, novelist, and journalist who was a major voice in the literature of contemporary Central America)
7 Maria Luisa Hayem(Minister of the Economy)
8 Irma Dimas(Model)
9 Tatiana Huezo(Film director)
Tatiana Huezo is a film director of Mexican and Salvadoran nationality. She gained international recognition for her first documentary film El lugar más pequeño, which is about the Salvadoran Civil War. In 2016, she received the Fénix Award for her documentary film Tempestad, which also won the prestigious Ariel Award for Best Director in 2017.