Amparo Hofmann-Pinilla, Director

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Amparo Hofmann-Pinilla, Director

Amparo Hofmann-Pinilla is the director of the Ghanaian Women’s Social Leadership Program—a leadership development initiative that offers coaching, leadership training and support the implementation of community based projects for women working in civil society organizations in Ghana. Amparo worked as Deputy Director of the Research Center for Leadership in Action at NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service for over 9 years. In this capacity she designed and led local and global research, evaluation, action learning and leadership development programs for diverse communities and groups.

Amparo has provided technical assistance and training on Cooperative Inquiry, Participatory Action Research, and leadership development to support leaders and organizations locally and globally. She has contributed to writing papers on transformative leadership, the use of Participatory Action Research, the study of the role of culture and identity and leadership in community based organizations.

Amparo has provided technical assistance and training on Cooperative Inquiry, Participatory Action Research, and leadership development to support leaders and organizations locally and globally. She has contributed to writing papers on transformative leadership, the use of Participatory Action Research, the study of the role of culture and identity and leadership in community based organizations

Amparo has worked in Africa, Asia and Latin America. She has taught as an adjunct lecturer in the Sociology Department of New York University, CUNY’s Hostos Community College Social Studies Division, and the Columbia University Spanish and Portuguese Department. Amparo earned an LLB in Law from Universidad Externado de Colombia and an MA Phil. in Sociology from New York University.

Contact Information

Phone:  212.998.7550
Fax:      212.995.3890

NYU Wagner
The Puck Building
295 Lafayette St, 2nd Flr.
New York, NY 10012

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