We at the Department of Gender and Women's Studies stand with UA’s Institute for LGBT Studies to “vehemently oppose the continued attack on transgender rights. We stand in solidarity with our trans* family, friends, colleagues, and community and are committed to support movement toward inclusive education in Arizona, which encompasses trans* peoples’ right to participate in sports and athletic teams.”

Claudia Powell

About Claudia Powell


 Claudia Powell holds an M.Ed in Educational Administration. She is an Associate Research Social Scientist  with SIROW.   Claudia has worked in the field of substance abuse treatment, HIV prevention, and domestic violence for the past 8 years. Projects include an Office on Violence against Women’s project in conjunction with the Pima County Attorneys Office, evaluation of the Pima County Superior Court’s Family Drug Court program that serves women involved in Child Protective Services due to their substance abuse and related behaviors and the Own Yourself project that, in conjunction with the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona, provides Substance Abuse education and prevention and HIV prevention to African-American girls.  Ms. Powell was also the Evaluator for the recently ended Pima County Health Department’s EON-Prism project that provided integrated substance abuse treatment and HIV prevention services to LGBTQ adolescents and young adults.



Own Yourself


Pima County Domestic Violence Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration

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Claudia Powell
Associate Research Social Scientist, SW Institute for Rsch on Women