Profile Details

Name: Nilsa M. Burgos Ortiz

Position within Board of Directors and Terms of Serving: Vice-president – Latin American Region (2015-2018)

Affiliation and Position (other than IASSW): President – Latin American Association of Educators and Researchers in Social Work (ALAEITS in Spanish)

Membership of organisations (other than IASSW): Colegio de Profesionales del Trabajo Social de Puerto Rico, Unión Puertorriqueña de Investigadores Cualitativos

Educational Qualification/s: (Degrees): Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) from Columbia University in New York; Master degree in Social Work, University of Puerto Rico

Languages written and spoken: Spanish and English

Interest Areas (social work teaching, research and practice): Social Work teaching and research in women issues such as work, family and violence.

Current Activities (social work teaching, research, practice, others): Retired form University of Puerto Rico Graduate School of Social Work. Volunteer work with the Center for Dominican Women.