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Jorge Chuya wins Atlas Network’s Latin America Think Tank Shark Tank pitch competition


A panel of judges at Latin America Liberty Forum 2024 chose Jorge Chuya of Ecuador-based Atlas Network partner Humanamente as the winner of the Latin America Think Tank Shark Tank competition and its US$15,000 prize.

This award and its grant prize will support Jorge's organization as they invest in a new generation of freedom-minded leaders in Ecuador. Through individual engagement, training workshops, and more, Humanamente will empower citizens to be agents of change, creating a path out of the country’s crisis of instability into a freer, more secure, and more prosperous future.

Atlas Network’s Coach, Compete, Celebrate model is on full display at each of our four Regional Liberty Forums, through the Think Tank Shark Tank grant competition. In this event, three Atlas Network grant recipients take the stage to pitch a panel of judges—and the audience—on why their project should receive additional funding support. Think Tank Shark Tank and more Atlas Network competitions will be coming to your part of the world. Visit to find out more about events in your region.