Amilcar Guzman, Ph.D. serves as the Evaluation and Outcomes Director at the League of Women Voters of the United States,-one of the nation’s oldest civic organizations. In this role, he leads a department focused on measuring the programmatic and policy outcomes for the organization. He also serves as the President of AG Consulting, LLC., a Washington, D.C. based consulting firm that provides evaluation and research support to organizations across the country. Prior to his time at the League of Women Voters, Amilcar worked at CASA de Maryland, the largest immigrant rights organization in the Washington, D.C. region. He has worked at numerous education and research advocacy organizations including the Data Quality Campaign, National Council for Community and Education Partnerships, and the Council of the Great City Schools. Amilcar began his career as a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Public Policy Fellow where he worked in Congress. Amilcar believes that education and civic engagement are the cornerstones of any democracy. Since 2016 he has served as the National President of the CHCI Alumni Association and a Board Member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. For his service in the community, Amilcar has received the Taunia Oechslin Young Alumni Award from his alma mater, the President’s Volunteer Service Award from the National Corporation for Community Service and was recognized as a national Coors Light Liider in 2018. He was also named as a 40 under 40 leader in Washington, D.C. by Prospanica. As a first-generation Domicano, Amilcar received his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy (Higher Education) from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2020. Through his dissertation, Amilcar launched the National Latinx Alumni Engagement Survey- a first-of-its-kind survey instrument designed to examine how Latinx college graduates engage civically. Amilcar holds a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from Lycoming College and an M.A. in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park. His research has appeared in Inside Higher Ed, Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy, Huffington Post, About Campus and Latino Rebels. Amilcar loves dancing, reading, and traveling. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Lissette, and their pup, Mayla.
Director, Evaluation and Outcomes, League of Women Voters