Amilcar Guzmán, Ph.D. is the Director of Outcomes and Evaluation for the League of Women Voters of the United States. In this role, Amilcar is responsible for helping to develop a culture of effective data use through improved data collection efforts and long-term planning.
Amilcar believes that civic participation is the cornerstone of our democracy. Through an engaged citizenry, we can truly change the world. To this end, Amilcar currently serves as the National President of the CHCI Alumni Association and a Board Member for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.
Amilcar holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from Lycoming College and a Master of Arts in Higher Education Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park. Before joining the League Amilcar worked at CASA de Maryland, the largest immigrant rights organization in the Mid-Atlantic region, where he launched and ran the Evaluation Department. He has also held numerous research and evaluation positions at several Washington D.C. think tanks.
He earned his Ph.D. in Higher Education Policy and Leadership from the University of Maryland, College Park. Through his dissertation, Amilcar launched the National Latinx/a/o Alumni Engagement Survey.
Amilcar can usually be found reading, salsa dancing, or traveling with his lovely wife.