Name: Nilsa M. Burgos Ortiz
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.