• Christina Romero, Exec Dir | Santa Ana Foundation

    Ancestry: Egyptian and Colombian
    Residence: California
    What You Should Know:

    Christina develops and manages relationships with all private, community and corporate donors. She is responsible for the fiscal management of the $ 10 million asset portfolio, which grew from $3.6 million since her tenure at SAC, as well as all auditory compliance, operations, budgeting, and board relations. Christina manages and cultivates all grant and private donor relationships and agreement. (Santa Ana)

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    The Latinas Equal Pay Day Commemoration Project features women with Hispanic or Latino ancestry who have leadership stories to tell and aims to inspire other women with a mission to close the pay gap.


    1. [Sherman, Erik. “For Latinas, the Lifetime Gender Wage Gap Is More Than $1 Million.” Fortune, 4 Apr. 2016, fortune.com/2016/04/04/latina-wage-gap-1-million/.] 2. [Obando, Andrea. “Tackling the Latina Wage Gap.” Equal Rights Advocates, 1 Nov. 2016, www.equalrights.org/tackling-latina-wage-gap/.] 3. [Vogtman, Julie, et al. “Fair Pay for Latinas Requires a Fair Minimum Wage.” NCLR, National Women's Law Center, July 2015.] 4. [Kelly, Mary Louise. “Why Latina Women Are Earning Significantly Less Than White Men.” NPR, NPR, 16 Oct. 2016, www.npr.org/2016/10/16/498135745/why-latina-women-are-earning-significantly-less-than-white-men.] 5. [Fisher, Milia. “Women of Color and the Gender Wage Gap.” Center for American Progress, 14 Apr. 2015, www.americanprogress.org/issues/women/reports/2015/04/14/110962/women-of-color-and-the-gender-wage-gap/.]

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