SIROW Regional Partners Excited to Meet for Annual Summit Retreat

On January 26th and 27th, UA SIROW and the Women and Gender Studies Department at Texas Tech University will host its annual regional summit meeting in Lubbock, Texas. This annual meeting allows heads and directors from throughout the Southwest region to come together to discuss pressing issues in teaching and research in the field of gender and women's studies. This year, we will have representation from universities in Arizona, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada, and Utah. Participants...

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Tue, 01/30/2018 - 08:38
Southern Arizona Task Force Presents Documentary Film and Panel to Sold Out Audiences in Bisbee and Tucson

SIROW’s Dr. Sally Stevens and Dr. Candace Black helped the Southern Arizona Anti-Trafficking Unified Response Network (SAATURN) to put on two film screenings of I Am Jane Doe at the Bisbee Royale in Bisbee, AZ on January 16th and the Loft Cinema in Tucson, AZ on January 18th. Both events were planned to bring awareness to our communities in Southern Arizona about the sex trafficking of children in the United States as part of January’s Human Trafficking Awareness Month. In Tucson, we also...

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Wed, 01/24/2018 - 13:02
Hermanas Building Confidence, Readiness, Empowerment, Action, Transformation, and Engagement for Women (CREATE).

Hermanas Building Confidence, Readiness, Empowerment, Action, Transformation, and Engagement for Women (CREATE). Rosi Andrade (UA Southwest Institute for Research on Women) with Jean Fedigan and Penny Buckley (Sister José Women’s Center) receive a 2018 grant award from the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environmental and Social Justice. The project will support women’s pathways out of homelessness through the innovation of the CREATE curriculum. Funding period:...

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Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:52
Josephine Korchmaros Presents at APHA Conference

Dr. Josephine Korchmaros recently presented findings from the Medication Adherence, Health Literacy, and Cultural Beliefs (RxHL) Study lead by Dr. Susan Shaw formally of the UA’s Department of Anthropology at the American Public Health Association (APHA) conference held in Atlanta, Georgia. She presented on Measuring Medication Adherence among Diverse Populations: A Comparison of Self-report and Pill Count Measures. To view the RxHL website, click HERE. 

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:11
#WEARBLUEDAY Bringing Awareness to our Community

January 11 was designated as #WEARBLUEDAY by the Department of Homeland Security’s Blue Campaign.  In support of these efforts, and in collaboration with SIROW’s work with the Southern Arizona Anti-Trafficking Unified Response Network (SAATURN), several SIROW staff joined the campaign to bring awareness to our community.  These images feature Dr. Sally Stevens and Dr. Candace Black, Evaluators for SAATURN; Candace Black and Allison Dumka; and SIROW’s Spectrum team.  Be sure to check out all...

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Fri, 01/12/2018 - 16:16
SIROW Research Affiliate presents at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

Libby Valdez, a research affiliate with SIROW, presented two posters at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA on Nov. 4-8th. Both posters presented process findings from the Mujer Saludable project, a bintational Community Based Participatory Research project to address reproductive health needs, including teen pregnancy, in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. The poster titled "A Community Based Participatory Research-based binational collaboration to address...

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Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:30
Dr. Sally Stevens Receives 2017 Diversity Leadership Award

Dr. Sally Stevens received the 2017 Diversity Leadership Award from the Women in Transportation Seminar -Tucson Chapter. Dr. Stevens accepted this award noting the excellent efforts of the SIROW team conducting research in the area of women in transportation workforce.

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 10:40
WISE Director, Dr. Jill Williams, speaks as part of CALS Diversity and Inclusion speakers series

On November 1, WISE Director, Dr. Jill Wiliams, had the opportunity to speak to faculty, staff, and students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as part of the College's Perspectives on Diversity and Inclusion speakers series.  Dr. Williams talk was entitled, "Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom."  Drawing on research that points to the positive effect openly discussing issues of systematic racism and sexism have on students from marginalized groups, Dr. Williams...

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Wed, 11/08/2017 - 13:59
SIROW Monthly Highlights - October

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Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:59
SIROW at UA Homecoming

SIROW's Amy Lucero, Research Technician, visited the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences tent during the University of Arizona's  Homecoming and Parade this past weekend. This was the first time in over 10 years that SBS had a tent at the celebration!

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:06