Jacek Spendel is a founder and president of the Freedom and Entrepreneurship Foundation and executive director of the Polish-American Leadership Academy, FEF's flagship project. He is a PhD candidate (Political Philosophy) at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland. Jacek has a degree in sociology from the University of Silesia and studied at the Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.  Jacek also serves as the local coordinator for the European Students for Liberty. He is a former president of the KoLiber (Conservative - Libertarian) Youth Association. As Polish representative of the Language of Liberty Institute, he has organized the Liberty English Camp in Poland. Jacek gained experience in think tank management from the Globalization Institute (where he worked between 2005 and 2012) and several internships he completed over the years. He loves to travel and meet new people and cultures.