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Nathan dos Santos

Individual Giving Associate

Nathan helps coordinate peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns and spearhead innovative donor recruitment initiatives such as the Emerging Leaders Group (ELG). 

Before coming to Human Rights First, he led the New Arts Initiative for the World Aral Region Charity, where he organized numerous contemporary classical symphony concerts in New York City, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia to raise awareness about ecological challenges facing western Uzbekistan. 

Nathan graduated with honors from Columbia University in 2020 and Stanford University in 2021 with a B.A. and M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, respectively. In Kenya with the Columbia University Chaplain’s office, Nathan studied interfaith cooperation.  He studied international human rights law in Spain and France, where he co-drafted a proposal to the European Commission for an online database of practical legal information for Syrian refugees. 

In his spare time, he dances with Ballet Folklórico de Revolución, a traditional Mexican ensemble that brings attention to the needs of asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border.