Nicolas Rios is the Communications Intern for the League of Women Voters. With backgrounds in community health, advocacy, and research, Nicolas works to create and support informed content for the League on its multimedia platforms and ensure brand consistency and messaging across state leagues. Nicolas was born and raised in the American Southwest and has been involved in politics, advocacy, and education for the past five years. His background includes work with the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation as a member of its Youth Advisory and Youth Empowerment LGBTQ Leadership Coalition Councils and as chair of their Youth HIV AIDS Awareness Day Council from 2016 through 2018. Nicolas also served as the Education intern for Planned Parenthood of Arizona in 2018 conducting research on the cultural competency of its teen pregnancy prevention programs, before becoming a fellow on a state gubernatorial campaign in Arizona in the same year.
Nicolas is a rising sophomore at The George Washington University studying International Affairs with a concentration in global public health with a pre-med track. He enjoys ballroom dance, cooking, and carpentry and currently lives in Washington, D.C.