In the third Hunger Games book, Mockingjay, Alma Coin was the president of District 13. Alma's husband and daughter were killed in a pox epidemic. Coin led the rebellion against the Capitol and used Katniss Everdeen for propaganda to aid the rebellion.
ALMA is an acronym for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, an array of radio telescopes in Chile.
Alma is derived from the Latin word 'almus', which means 'nourishing.' Alma is also the Spanish word for 'soul.' In 2014, Alma was the 680th most popular name for girls in the U.S.