The 2019 Powermeter 100

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Muriel Bowser

In 2018 Mayor Bowser visited San Salvador, El Salvador, where she signed a Sister City Agreement between Washington, D.C. and San Salvador.

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José Campos

In 2018, Campos was elected as the new president of the Salvadoran American Chamber of Commerce.

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Taína Caragol

Taína Caragol joined the National Portrait Gallery in 2013 as the first curator for Latino art and history. In 2015 her role was expanded to Curator of Painting and Sculpture as well.

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Jovita Carranza

Consistent with Treasury’s mission to maintain a strong economy, fuel economic growth, and promote prosperity and stability, Treasurer Carranza oversees the Office of Consumer Policy.

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Jaime Contreras

Jaime Contreras is a leader and Vice President of 32BJ, a union of workers in Washington D.C. and Baltimore.

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Verónica Cool

Veronica Cool is the founder of Cool & Associates LLC, a management consultancy specializing in Hispanic Strategy, Marketing & PR, Workforce Development and Employment Engagement & Training.

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Ruby Corado

Ruby Corado has lived in Washington, D.C. for the past 27 years, after she fled a civil war in her native country, El Salvador.

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María Patricia Corrales

Maria Patricia Corrales contributions have helped build a strong foundation to help Latino-owned enterprises and Latino-led nonprofit organizations flourish and prosper for the advancement of all Latinos in The District.

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Patricia De Lima

Patricia De Lima immigrated to Virginia from her native Venezuela in 2004.

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Carla Decker

Carla Decker is CEO of DC Credit Union – a consumer owned co-operative and Community Development Financial Institution.

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Eduardo Díaz

Eduardo Diaz is the director of the Smithsonian Latino Center, which will open the Molina Family Latino Gallery in 2021, making it the very first dedicated museum space on the National Mall celebrating the U.S. Latino experience.

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Fredy Díaz

He founded his business in the year 2000. Nowadays Telecel is a top sales company for DirecTV, AT&T & Comcast. There are more than 300 employees working for Telecel, some of them work at El Salvador call center

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Margarita Dilone

Margarita Dilone is a Certified Insurance Counselor, President and Chief Executive Officer of Crystal Insurance Group, Inc

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Geraldina Domínguez

She plays a major role in developing and managing HIV and AIDS malignancy initiatives, including initiatives that increase research capacity in resource-constrained settings.

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Bárbara Ebel

Ebel has helped to improve the opportunities of migrant families.

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Dora Escobar

Dora Hilda Escobar, better known as “La Chiquita”, is a Salvadoran immigrant that became a successful entrepreneur.

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Paula Fitzgerald

Ayuda has transformed the lives of more than 100,000 vulnerable people – young “Dreamers,” survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence, LGBTQ immigrants, and more.

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Ángela Franco

Franco has promoted business-to-business networking and has appeared before numerous government agencies as an advocate for the interests of regional Hispanic and minority businesses.

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Mario Gamboa

Gamboa is the founder and Executive Director of the Center for Literacy in Spanish (CENAES), a non-profit organization that aims to raise awareness over the illiteracy rate that until this day topples over 32 million in America.

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Elba García

Garcia has dedicated over three decades to closing the opportunity gap, especially for children who are limited English speakers, newcomers, and Latinos.