Colombia: Lessons from a Presidential Campaign

Sergio Fajardo

Title Conditional: Colombia: Lessons from a Presidential Campaign
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm | Location TBA

Sergio Fajardo on the campaign trail. (Photo courtesy of SergioFajardo.cl.)
Sergio Fajardo on the campaign trail. (Photo courtesy of SergioFajardo.cl.)

Sergio Fajardo offers a unique perspective on the extraordinary happenings in Colombia. He followed an untraditional path in public life: from mathematician to presidential candidate. Fajardo will share his experiences as a public servant, his thoughts on the recent election, and an analysis of Colombia today.

Sergio Fajardo ran for president of Colombia in 2018 and received 24% of the vote. He served as governor of Antioquia (2012-2015) and as mayor of Medellin (2004-2007). Fajardo holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.