José Weinstein

José Weinstein is a Sociologist from the University of Chile and holds a PhD in Sociology from the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium). He was Chile’s Undersecretary of Education (2000-2003), and Chile’s first Minister of Culture (2003-2006). He has created and directed programs on school improvement and youth development. His experience and expertise have been requested by important international organizations. He has published over 60 articles in books, reviews and journals focusing on education, poverty, youth and culture. He is currently the Director of the School Leadership Program at Diego Portales University, where he is Full Professor. His recent work has focused greatly on school leadership development and capacity improvement of vulnerable schools.