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Human Freedom Team


Lindsay Lloyd
Lindsay Lloyd The Bradford M. Freeman Director of the Human Freedom Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Jieun Pyun
Jieun Pyun Senior Program Manager, Human Freedom George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Christopher Walsh
Christopher Walsh Senior Program Manager, Human Freedom and Women's Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Michael Bailey
Michael Bailey Program Manager, Leadership Programs George W. Bush Institute Full Bio


Victor Cha
Victor Cha Senior Fellow, Human Freedom George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Nicole Bibbins Sedaca
Nicole Bibbins Sedaca Fellow, Human Freedom George W. Bush Institute Full Bio

HUman Freedom Advisory Council

Tom A. Bernstein, Chair
President and Co-Founder, Chelsea Piers, L.P.; Former Chairman, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Mike Abramowitz

President, Freedom House

Elliott Abrams
Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Scott Carpenter
Managing Director, Jigsaw

Lorne Craner
Former Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

Paula Dobriansky

Former Under Secretary of State, Democracy and Global Affairs; Senior Fellow, The Future of Diplomacy Project, Kennedy School, Harvard University

Carl Gershman
President, National Endowment for Democracy

Michael Gerson
Syndicated Columnist, Washington Post

Carlos Gutierrez
Co-Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group

Melanie Kirkpatrick
Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

David Kramer

Senior Fellow, Stephen J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, Florida International University

Maribeth Kuenzi
Associate Professor, Cox School of Business, SMU

Nancy Cain Marcus, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, SMU

Derek Mitchell

President, National Democratic Institute

Natan Sharansky

Honorary Member of the Board of Governors, The Jewish Agency for Israel

Craig Stapleton
Former Ambassador to France and the Czech Republic 

Dan Twining

President, International Republican Institute

Kenneth Wollack
Former President, National Democratic Institute

Contact Us

Contact the Human Freedom team: [email protected]

Media inquiries: Brittney Bain, [email protected]