Axel Santana


Prior to PolicyLink, Axel was focused on international development, spending time in Kenya and El Salvador doing reproductive health advocacy and public space rehabilitation, respectively, before ending up in the Bay Area working with an agency supporting asylum seekers with legal assistance. Axel received his master’s in international policy with a focus on human security and development from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. He enjoys running, traveling, photography, hip hop dancing, and has an eclectic taste in music.