Alberto Santana is the Vice President of Streetnet Internacional, President of FUTTEINCO, and Secretary for projects of the Confederación Nacional de Trabajadores Dominicanos – CNTD. He started in the union of self-employed metalworkers, in his native Barahona, Dominican Republic, then he studied Industrial Engineering and started his own business. He was Secretary of International Relations of the CNTD, where he studied immigration, international development cooperation and social protection. Alberto graduated as a lawyer and works on projects for the protection of labor rights and social security for independent and self-employed workers.
Federation of own-account workers in the Dominican Republic.
Alberto Santana currently holds the position of StreetNet’s Vice-President. A life-long labor rights activist, he is passionate about social protection inclusive of informal economy workers and fostering the participation of young people in the trade union movement.