Advance, Recruit, Retain, and Organize Women in STEM
The ARROWS mission is to organize, align, and vertically integrate programs created to advance women throughout the STEM community at Boston University.
Strength in Unity
There are a number of organizations on campus that share our mission, but, for the most part, they operate independently. Vertical integration will promote interaction and mentoring among these groups and their constituents.
From pre-college to undergrads, graduate students, postdocs, and faculty, ARROWS aims to facilitate the advancement and success of Boston University’s women in STEM.Learn More
ARROWS Annual Lecture
with Dr. Alice GastLearn More
Need funding? Here’s where you’ll find current funding opportunities for women in STEM at Boston University.Learn More
We offer programs that assist in research, help STEM teachers become more effective, and provide STEM opportunities for girls, K–12. We also work to lessen unconscious bias toward women in STEM.Learn More
Catherine Klapperich Develops New Point-of-Care Diagnostic Devices
Professor Catherine Klapperich, who is also Director of the Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care (CFTCC) and associate dean for research and technology development at the College of Engineering, is working to develop portable, easy to use devices to test for diseases such as HPV, malaria, and chlamydia. These devices are designed to be […]
April 25, 2018 in News
If we’re going to out-innovate and out-educate the rest of the world, we’ve got to open doors for everyone. We need all hands on deck, and that means clearing hurdles for women and girls as they navigate careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
First Lady Michelle Obama, September 26, 2011
42% of postdocs at BU in Stem are women