A publicly available and editable list of women leaders in agriculture, started by Agrilyst CEO Allison Kopf, challenges event and conference organizers to increase gender representation in public discussions of the industry.
Female CEOs receive 2.7% of all venture funding and women of color receive just 0.2%. The women quoted below are helping to move those statistics and today, on International Women's Day, we are sharing some of their advice and experience
We caught up with Goggin about working in the supply chain and with legacy grocery stores – both corners of the food system dominated by men.
Andressa Lacerda, cofounder and CCO of Noblegen, a Canadian biotech startup met her cofounder Adam Noble when he was a teenager and she was in her twenties, just seven years ago. Since they have raised nearly $10 million and built their own fermentation facility.
Miyoko Schinner is founder and CEO of Miyoko's Kitchen, a plant-based food startup specializing in nut and coconut-based cheese and butter alternatives.
We caught up with Lo to find out how her experience as an investor informs her role as an entrepreneur, and what she wants from the men in her field.
We caught up with Mosher to find out what it's like for a woman in the cannabis industry and how this female CEO handles raising funding for a family business.
We caught up with Nunes to find out what a decade in aerospace taught her about male-dominated spaces, and how she sells tech that can sometimes sound like magic.
We talked to Amanda Weeks of Industrial/Organic about raising her recent round and her future funding plans, how she changes her behavior in front of investors, and her experience as a female founder in the waste industry.
Advanced Animal Diagnostics CEO Joy Parr Drach tells us how her thinking about the role of gender in business has changed over the years in the latest installment of our Women in Agtech Series.
Lisa Curtis shares stories of gender discrimination and great mentors in the latest installment of our Women in Agtech Series.
Join us at the 2017 Women Stepping Forward for Agriculture Conference, presented by Farm Equipment Sales!
2017 WSFA will be held September 26-28, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Billings, MT.