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.
Lunafest Film Contest Winner: Scruff
Davis, M., Korchmaros, J. D., & Sargus, T. (2017). Scruff. Produced by Monica Davis, Josephine D. Korchmaros, & Tamara Sargus, Tucson AZ.... read more
SIROW Researchers Participate in the InWomen Conference's 10th Anniversary Meeting
Dr. Sally Stevens, Dr. Josephine Korchmaros, and Ms. Claudia Powell furthered SIROW’s work addressing gender-based disparities in substance use and... read more
Girls Who Code Completes Successful Spring 2017 Semester
Girls Who Code is a nationwide program with a single mission: to close the gender gap in technology. This year, WISE completed its first semester of... read more