Meet Marina Amat, PhD

Dr. Marina Amat serves The Leadership Trust® in the performance of strategic culture studies and leadership impact studies. Specializing in qualitative research methods and in-depth interviews, Dr. Amat’s core competencies center around narrative research, analysis, and interpretation. Dr. Amat earned a PhD in Social and Cultural Anthropology from American University, Washington, D.C. and a MA in English from Trinity College, Hartford, CT.

Dr. Amat is the former principal of a 10-year-old information technology company. She combines interdisciplinary academic training as a linguist, writer, and social scientist with nearly 20 years of professional experience in the areas of corporate communications and information technology for large, not-for-profit, and start-up companies.

Dr. Amat is founder and president of AMATEA, LLC, The Change Brokers™, an interdisciplinary consulting firm guided by its mission to apply technology for social change. The firm integrates the latest social science theories and methods with state-of-the-art technologies to reach optimal solutions for all stakeholders.

For fun, Marina enjoys running in 5K road races with her husband Greg and daughter Catarina. Great training for the family’s penchant for climbing to mountain tops. Their sights are set on Machu Picchu, next.