Diego Rivas

Das Progressive Zentrum
Diego Rivas is a project manager at Das Progressive Zentrum in Berlin.


Diego is a Project Manager for the programme ‘International Dialogue’, with a focus on transatlantic relations. He primarily manages content and operations for the transatlantic exchange New Urban Progress and the yearly Progressive Governance Summit (PGS). He is also a participant of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies’ (AICGS) project: Social Divisions and Questions of Identity in Germany and the United States. Diego has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Political Science from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a Masters of Art in Interdisciplinary Latin American Studies from the Freie Universität Berlin. Diego is currently the Get-Out-the-Vote Coordinator for Europe, Middle East, and Africa for Democrats Abroad. Before that, he was the Chair of Democrats Abroad Berlin from 2017-2021 and a Bernie Sanders Delegate to the 2020 Democratic National Convention.