Bio: Jorge Jraissati is known for his work establishing global initiatives dedicated to the advancement of liberal democracy, especially within authoritarian contexts. He is Venezuelan and the director of Alumni For Liberty, an international NGO that has over 10,000 members operating in 132 countries. Its members include elected officials, think tank directors, journalists, and other leaders committed to forming a truly global pro-liberty coalition. Jorge is also a researcher at IESE Business School. His academic contributions have been published by the Brookings Institution, Foreign Policy, and Oxford Press, among others. As an economist and foreign policy expert, Jorge has also been invited to speak by universities in over a dozen countries, including Cambridge and Harvard.