Associate Director, Research Center for Leadership in Action
Amparo Hofmann-Pinilla, (MA Phil, in Sociology, New York University) is an Associate Director for the Center for Leadership Development, Dialogue and Inquiry. Additionally, she oversees the Research and Documentation component of Leadership for a Changing World. Amparo has many years of experience as a researcher and director of community-based research initiatives in New York City�s Latino and and African American communities. After completing her graduate studies, she collaborated in a series of studies on Leadership and new Latino Communities, sponsored by the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University. For the past five years, Amparo has served as a program director in community-based HIV service agencies. She most recently worked at Harlem Hospital/Columbia University, directing a peer and social service study/intervention to help persons living with HIV/AIDS adhere to their medications. Amparo has taught as an adjunct lecturer in the Sociology Department at New York University, (CUNY) Hostos Community College Social Studies Division and the Columbia University Spanish and Portuguese Department.