Muni Jensen ’92
Senior Advisor, Latin America - Albright Stonebridge Group
Muni Jensen is a former Columbia diplomat who is currently a senior advisor with ASG: Albright Stonebridge Group, founded by former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. She uses her experience and expertise as a political analyst and former Colombian diplomat to advise clients on issues related to Latin American politics, United States-Latin America trade, and public affairs. She earned her bachelor of arts from Trinity in 1992, majoring in political science and Latin American studies. She earned a master of arts in Latin American studies from Georgetown University, where she is currently an affiliate. In Colombia, she received a certificate in public policy through a joint program between Universidad Externado de Colombia and Columbia University.
Before joining ASG, Muni Jensen previously worked at the Colombian embassy in Washington, D.C., for six years, under Luis Alberto Moreno (current president of the Interamerican Development Bank), Andrés Pastrana (former president of Colombia), Carolina Barco (former foreign minister), and Gabriel Silva (former defense minister). During this time, she focused on Congressional relations in the effort to ratify the U.S. Colombia Free Trade Agreement, as well as serving as press counselor and spokesperson for the Columbia embassy. Before working in Washington, D.C., she worked at the Cali Chamber of Commerce division of international trade and as vice president for market intelligence of Proexport Colombia in Bogotá.
She co-hosts the global affairs podcast Altamar, which is dedicated to curating an informative discussion on how foreign policy impacts all of us, featuring diverse and informed guests; the show aims to rise above the polarization that detracts from the public understanding of crucial global issues. She is the international editorialist and award-winning columnist on international affairs for El País, Colombia’s second largest newspaper. She is a frequent guest for world news on Spanish-language television programs.