Mariatu Santiago

Development Assistant

Mariatu provides administrative support for the Development team through gift acknowledgements, Salesforce maintenance, scheduling, and prospect research. Mariatu previously worked at FINCA International and Butler Montessori. She also worked with Young Ladies of Tomorrow where she supported career building activities for young women in Southeast DC.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in international relations with a focus in international development in sub-Saharan Africa from American University.

All Work

Don't Bad Things Always Happen in Africa?

Well, no. And an event on Alexis Okeowo's new book, on ordinary women and men fighting extremism in Africa, shows why.


To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade—Is That the Question?

Mitigating the negative effects of e-waste requires holistically expanding how we think about the consumption and disposal of electronics.


Who Run the Network? Men.

What does it all too often mean that networks such as Fox News are run almost exclusively by men?


Coming to and Caring in America

Mariatu Santiago writes that we can't separate the conversation on care from that on immigration.


Is This the Race That Changes Party Policy on Race Relations?

If parties want to win, says Mariatu Santiago, it should be.


Black Lives Matter Is Not Anti-Cop (and Other Things to Understand This Week)

Donna Patterson and Mariatu Santiago offer articles worth reading on race and racism in America.


More Than Disease from Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone didn't wane with Ebola, writes Mariatu Santiago. So why have we stopped reading about it?