Dr Mariana Pinho is a researcher at PPMI group based in Vilnius. Her research interests are: gender and family, gender and the labour market, work/life balance, gender pay gap, family leave policies, parental involvement in childcare, and equality and diversity. Mariana obtained her PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Lincoln (UK), and has a Master’s degree in Clinical and Health Psychology from the University of Porto (Portugal). Her previous research focused on Gender equality, Work and family balance, Parental involvement in childcare and social judgments. She has also done research for local government in Portugal regarding unemployment and effectiveness of strategies and policies implemented, and collaborated on research projects regarding Masculinity in the UK and Student Engagement at the University of Lincoln (UK).
Prior to joining PPMI, Mariana collaborated as a researcher at Sociological Research Laboratory at Mykolas Romeris Universtiy, she also worked for three years as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Lincoln and was a Clinical and Health Psychology Intern at Centro de Saúde Barão do Corvo (Health Centre) in Portugal.