Muni Jensen is a Partner with Dentons Global Advisors, where 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 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, Ms. Jensen was 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 Embassy. Before Washington, 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, and 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.
Ms. Jensen earned a M.A. in Latin American Studies from Georgetown University, where she is currently an Affiliate. She also received a B.A. from Trinity University in Washington, D.C., majoring in Political Science and Latin American Studies. In Colombia, she received a certificate in Public Policy through a joint program between Universidad Externado de Colombia and Columbia University.