Gina Chirillo, M.A.

About Gina Chirillo

Gina Chirillo served as the Coordinator in the Office of the President, where she managed daily operations and contributed to research projects, chiefly focusing on women and politics. She also served as the Managing Editor for the Journal of Women, Politics & Policy. Her research has centered on the relationship between women’s political participation and corruption around the world.

Before joining IWPR, Gina served as a gender and women’s political participation expert at the National Democratic Institute, advising its Africa team and its Central and Eastern Europe team on democracy and governance programming. She also worked for President Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign in Florida.

Gina holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy with a Concentration in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the George Washington University, where she received the Nicole Paul Endowed Prize in Women’s Studies, awarded for demonstrated commitment to feminist scholarship and activism. She graduated with her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and French from Emory University. Originally from Sarasota, Florida, her favorite things are complaining about cold weather, 1,000-piece tiger puzzles, and Survivor.

The Status of Women in Florida by County: Population & Diversity

This briefing paper highlights demographic information relevant to the status of women in Florida. It explores differences between women and men on a range of variables, including age, race and ethnicity, marital status, household type, immigration status, geography, and veteran status.

By Julie Anderson, Cynthia Hess, Ph.D. and Gina Chirillo|2020-08-27T02:10:48-05:00December 8, 2016|Briefing Paper, Status of Women|Comments Off on The Status of Women in Florida by County: Population & Diversity

Five Ways to Win an Argument about the Gender Wage Gap (Updated 2019)

In this post, we argue that the figure is an accurate measure of the inequality in earnings between women and men who work full-time, year-round in the labor market and reflects a number of different factors: discrimination in pay, recruitment, job assignment, and promotion; lower earnings in occupations mainly done by women; and women’s disproportionate share of time spent on family care, including that they—rather than fathers—still tend to be the ones to take more time off work when families have children.

By Heidi Hartmann, M. Phil., Barbara Gault, Gina Chirillo and Jennifer Clark|2021-02-16T02:11:13-05:00September 16, 2016|IWPR|Comments Off on Five Ways to Win an Argument about the Gender Wage Gap (Updated 2019)