Alex Arriaga

Partner at Strategy for Humanity

Alex Arriaga is a partner at Strategy for Humanity. She has successfully advanced international human rights issues, created grassroots public education campaigns and achieved legislative victories. Since 2009 Alex has served as a consultant, working with non-profit organizations to create and implement a customized path to success. Alex held senior positions at Amnesty International USA from 2001 to 2008, including as director of government relations and as deputy executive director for policy and advocacy. In 1999, Alex was appointed to the White House as Senior Advisor and later as Chief of Staff to the President’s Special Envoy for the Americas Buddy MacKay and as Special Assistant to President William Clinton. In 1995, Alex was appointed as Senior Advisor in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor at the U.S. Department of State, working with Assistant Secretaries John Shattuck and Harold Hongju Koh. She served as Executive Director of Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s Advisory Committee on Religious Freedom Abroad, U.S. Delegate to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, and on the Department of State’s Bosnia Task Force.