Welcome to the Southwest
Institute for Research on Women!
The Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) was founded in 1979 as a regional research and resource institute. SIROW’s region includes Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming, and northwestern Mexico. SIROW’s mission is to develop, conduct, and disseminate collaborative outreach, education, intervention, and research projects of importance to diverse groups. Faculty, staff and students work locally, nationally and internationally with numerous University of Arizona colleges and departments, other institutions of higher education, K-12 schools, Native American tribes, governmental agencies and community-based organizations. SIROW’s projects focus on health and wellness, legal issues, education, employment, women’s history, and the arts.
Josephine Korchmaros Continues to Address Gender Issues and Build Economic Capacity in Myanmar
Dr. Korchmaros recently spent time in Myanmar facilitating two Gender Issues & Empowerment workshops attended by female community members ages 13... read more
SIROW Meets with Mexican Consulate
On September 21, SIROW Director Jo Korchmaros and researchers Rosi Andrade and Jill Williams had the opportunity to meet with representatives of the... read more
SIROW, CODAC, and TPD Host a SAATURN Quarterly Meeting
SIROW in collaboration with CODAC and the Tucson Police Department hosted a Quarterly Meeting for the Southern Arizona Anti-Trafficking Unified... read more