Mariatu Santiago was a development assistant for New America's development team and was a research assistant with New America's resource security program.
Santiago provided research and event support for New America's resource security program.
For the Development team, Santiago provided administrative support through gift acknowledgements, Salesforce maintenance, and prospect research. She holds a bachelor of arts in international relations with a focus in international development in sub-Saharan Africa from American University.
Her writing has appeared in Slate, Pacific Standard, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and New America's Weekly publication.