SFL SUCCESS STORIES

SFL SUCCESS
STORIES

 
 
March 28, 2017

Julio Mejia
Colombia

SFL SUCCESS STORY: Julio Mejia SFL Latin America From Local Coordinator to Director of the Libertarian Movement in Colombia Julio Mejia was a Local Coordinator from the first cohort of Eslibertad. During his time within Eslibertad leadership, Julio became the Regional Director for Colombia and an Executive Board Member of Eslibertad for the period of 2015-2016. Nowadays, Julio has become a political activist in Colombia, being interviewed and covered by major media outlets such as El Tiempo and El Espectador in Colombia about different political issues like the peace deal in Colombia during 2016. At the beginning of 2016, Julio started to gather with people who actively participated on Daniel Reisbeck’s campaign in order to explore the possibility of generating a political project for the […]
March 28, 2017

Ryan Khurana
United Kingdom

SFL SUCCESS STORY: Ryan Khurana European Students For Liberty Studying in the UK and looking towards the future of liberty Ryan Khurana is a 20 year old Canadian studying PPE in Manchester. While in Canada, he maintained a comic book store which developed his business sense and entrepreneurial interests. He is an active debater at his university, participating in numerous public debates against researchers, professors, and political campaigners. While at the university, he has written regularly for numerous student publications on topics such as homelessness, health care, economic research, and geopolitics. He formerly managed a student-led extreme poverty charity in Manchester, a subsidiary of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society, which addressed homelessness, old-age poverty, at-risk youths, and the adult disabled in the city. He […]
March 23, 2017

Alexandro Cea
Chile

SFL SUCCESS STORY: Alexandro Cea SFL Latin America Student leader goes on to found an influential think tank in Chile dedicated to classical liberal ideas Alexandro Cea, who recently completed his law major from the faculty of law at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, was part of the first cohort of Local Coordinators of Estudiantes por la Libertad en Chile, being an LC during 2013 and an LC senior for the year 2014. Today, Alexandro is the CEO and founder for Centro de Estudios Equidad Ξ. The think tank is the first of its kind in Valparaiso, Chile and through it he sought to study, promote, update and advocate the ideas of a free society to high school and university students at the local level and […]
March 14, 2017

John Mugabi
Uganda

SFL SUCCESS STORY: John Mugabi SFL Africa Furthering individual liberty in Uganda John Mugabi through his personal efforts, has created a community of passionate leaders for liberty in Uganda. He is now the main point of contact for the organization in the country, and has hosted several events this far where he introduced the Ideas and encouraged the students to join SFL. Through his leadership, over 10 campus groups have been created in several universities in Uganda. John recently hosted a liberty convention at the Kyambogo University, Uganda where students came together to discuss the ideas of liberty, entrepreneurship, the rule of law, and big versus small government among other interesting topics. John wished to highlight to the audience that it is important to live, but […]
March 9, 2017

Aimable Manirakiza
Burundi

SFL SUCCESS STORY: Aimable Manirakiza SFL Africa Spreading the message of liberty in east Africa Aimable Manirakiza joined ASFL in 2015 after attending the Eastern African Regional Conference in Nairobi, Kenya in May the same year. He completed the Local Coordinator training class for the year and joined the leaders of liberty in Africa. Aimable has since been very active, recruiting top students from Burundi and creating a strong leadership committee which together has hosted some of the best events in Africa. Due to his efforts he is now a member of the African Executive Board and the Regional Director for East Africa. Aimable has reached out to students in Rwanda and Congo with the message of liberty using his project, The Principles and Foundations of a […]
March 6, 2017

Martin van Staden
South Africa

SFL SUCCESS STORY: Martin van Staden SFL Africa Working towards a freer South Africa   Martin is a member of the African Executive Board, from the South African Region. He just completed his Bachelor of Law from the University of Pretoria, South Africa and is currently working at the Free Market Foundation South Africa. He has previously been writing articles that have been published on the organizations website. Martin recently produced a well-written paper on the Hate Speech Bill which was a contentious issue for debate in South Africa. The paper was submitted to the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development on Preventing and Combating of Hate Crimes and the Hate Speech Bill. The proposed Bill intends to regulate these expressions, in line with the International Convention […]

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