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.
SIROW Press Release!
SIROW’s Dr. Beth Meyerson and Dr. Sally Dodds are directing the Aging Successfully study among Pima County older LGBTQ adults to understand health... read more
UA’s RII Mari Cleven wins Regional Emmy Award for Video Showcasing SIROW’s U-MATTER Project
Congratulations to Mari Cleven of the UA’s Research, Innovation & Impact. She just won the Rocky Mountain Emmy Award in the category of Director... read more
SIROW In The News!
SIROW's own Claudia Powell and Keith Bentelle mentioned in the news on their Forecasting Homelessness In Arizona During the Covig-19 Crisis! Media... read more