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.”



  • Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) works to motivate female students to enter careers in science, engineering, mathematics and technology and to support them in their studies.
  • Women's Studies Advisory Council (WOSAC) is a member-based community organization that promotes and supports the students and faculty of the University of Arizona Gender & Women's Studies Department and its activities.
  • Women's Plaza of Honor is a warm, inviting and meditative gathering place located on the University of Arizona campus for the purpose of publicly and permanently celebrating women, and funding an endowment for Gender & Women's Studies.
  • Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) is the research institute branch of the University of Arizona Gender & Women's Studies Department. Its mission is to conduct interdisciplinary, inter-institutional research, professional development, and outreach programs dealing with women's issues.



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