Philippe Nassif is the Advocacy Director for the Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International USA. Philippe works with U.S. government representatives in Congress and the executive branch to ensure that human rights are prioritized and protected across the region.
Before coming to Amnesty, Philippe worked at In Defense of Christians in the Middle East where he advocated on behalf of persecuted religious minorities. Before that, he worked at the poverty fighting organization CARE USA, The Obama Presidential Campaign, The White House on President Barack Obama’s advance team, and for the Mayor of Houston, Texas.
Philippe grew up in New Orleans and Houston, speaks Arabic and Spanish and has Lebanese/Mexican heritage. In his spare time he trains in Thai boxing (Muay Thai), hikes, and enjoys Washington DC’s food scene with friends and family.