Halie Mariano

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About Halie Mariano

Halie Mariano is the 2020-2021 Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellow at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. Prior to her time at IWPR, Halie served as a qualitative research assistant on a health inequality project sponsored by the Russell Sage Foundation within Bucknell University’s Sociology department. This research focuses on linking electronic health records and in-depth interviews to uncover barriers to social mobility and health for women. Halie also conducted independent research comparing data on respondents’ religious denomination and their opinions on government spending using General Social Survey (GSS) data. Halie received her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with an additional major in Anthropology from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. During her time at Bucknell, Halie was a four year letterwinner on the softball team and represented the student-athletes of the Patriot League on the Division I National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

Latinas Projected to Reach Equal Pay in 2220

Latinas have made important strides in education, business creation, and political engagement. In recent decades, they have significantly increased their high school graduation rate and representation in teaching, law, medicine, and management professions. Yet in 2019, the average Latina earned only 55.4 percent of White non-Latino men’s earnings.

Same Gap, Different Year. The Gender Wage Gap: 2019 Earnings Differences by Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

The rate of progress toward closing the gender pay gap did not increase in 2019. If the pace of change in the annual earnings ratio continues at the same rate as it has since 1960, it will take another 39 years, until 2059, for men and women to reach parity.1 This projection for equal pay has remained unchanged for the past four years.