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Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. Our offices are closed to the public, but you can reach the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW), Monday–Friday 8am-5pm:

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SIROW Researchers present at the 31st Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health

Drs. Sally Stevens and Candace Black attended the 31st Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health held in beautiful Tampa, FL. They both co-authored the two poster presentations and one paper presentation. Dr. Stevens’ presented HIV use, substance use, and sex work among women in Belize, while Dr. Black shared findings from the evaluation of the Southern Arizona Anti-Trafficking Unified Response Network (SAATURN). PDF versions of the...

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Thu, 04/12/2018 - 08:34
Corrie Brinley and Courtney Waters Present at SIROW’s Inaugural Brownbag Meeting

Corrie Brinley and Courtney Waters recently presented at SIROW’s inaugural brownbag meeting. They presented on The ANCHOR Project: Lessons learned from a program supporting LGBTQ+ young adults experiencing homelessness. To learn more about ANCHOR, click here.


Mon, 04/02/2018 - 08:37
Cate Clifton and Josephine Korchmaros Present at the Pima County Community Prevention Coalition Meeting

Cate Clifton and Josephine Korchmaros recently presented to 25 prevention professionals at the Pima County Community Prevention Coalition (CPC) meeting. Dr. Korchmaros shared information about SIROW, including current endeavors, partnerships and organizational goals.  Ms. Clifton presented on the Bridges to Wellness (B-Well) project. To learn more about B-Well, click here; to learn more about CPC, click HERE. 

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 08:32
SIROW's B-Well Project Collaborates With SAAF to Sponsor the 2018 Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

SIROW’s Bridges to Wellness (B-Well) Project is proud to collaborate with the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation to sponsor this year’s Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on April 20, 2018.  The event will be held at the new LGBTQ youth Center, the Thornhill Lopez Center on 4th Ave. This event if for youth ages 13-24 only, adults will not be allowed in unless they are accompanying a youth. For more info click here

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 08:24
SIROW, Proud Sponsor of Lunafest

SIROW is a proud sponsor of Lunafest, a traveling film festival celebrating, showcasing, and championing women in film. During this year’s Lunafest shown at The Loft Cinema in Tucson, AZ on March 13th, SIROW representatives Kierra Jackson, Jo Korchmaros, and Tamara Sargus provided information on SIROW projects and community resources to Lunafest attendees.

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 16:24
SIROW Hosts Annual Regional Partner Summit

SIROW hosted its annual Regional Partner Summit Meeting on January 26th and 27th at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Nineteen program and department heads from our partnering universities in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas attended the meeting. This active, strong collective of university leaders discussed strategies for transformative teaching, recruiting and retaining students, navigating administrative climates, supporting feminist scholars, and connecting to...

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Wed, 03/07/2018 - 09:14
First SIROW Brown Bag Presentation!

Join us for the first SIROW brown bag on March 20th 1130-1pm in the GWS/SIROW conference room 100.

Bring your lunch, socialize with SIROW and GWS colleagues, and hear a great presentation. Corrie Brinley and Courtney Waters will present on The ANCHOR Project: Lessons learned from a program supporting LGBTQ+ young adults experiencing homelessness.

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 08:45
SIROW Sponsoring the 2018 LUNAFEST

13th Annual Tucson LUNAFEST!

March 13th
The Loft Cinema
3233 E. Speedway

Tickets: $12 in advance; $15 at the door*
Raffle Tickets: $5 each or 3 for$10* *Prices are NOT tax deductible   ONLINE TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE!   Contact Leigh at or (520) 621-5656 for more information.   WOSAC is proud to announce that we have once again been selected by LUNA® to host Tucson's 2018... Read more
Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:33
WISE Director Presents UA Workshop: Engineering in an Intersectional World

On February 2, 2018, WISE Director, Dr. Jill Williams, had the opportunity to give the opening address at a workshop for University of Arizona faculty, staff, and students entitled, Engineering in an Intersectional World. This workshop was hosted by the UA Collaborative for Engineering Education Research and Outreach and the UA Chapter of the American Society for Engineering Education and aimed to initiate a broad conversation on how to foster more inclusive environments in the...

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Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:52
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