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
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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
Allyson Sgro, Xi Ling, and Emily Whiting Among Junior Faculty Career Development Award Winners
The 2017-2018 Career Development Professorship awardees have been announced and include three of our ARROWS faculty members, Allyson Sgro from Biomedical Engineering, Xi Ling from Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering, and Emily Whiting from Computer Science!
October 10, 2017 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