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Women in Food & Agriculture

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Join the world’s leading agribusiness and food companies at this exciting global summit launch dedicated to inclusion and diversity.  Learn from the best speakers, connect with a like-minded and engaged community across the entire supply chain, build on your skills, and celebrate the achievements of those who are the backbone of the world’s food systems.

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“Go for it – in agriculture, woman can make a real difference, providing innovative and sustainable solutions for our future.”

Kristen Eshak Weldon, Head of Food Innovation and Downstream, LDC

“I am delighted to be part of this important industry Summit, join the line-up of incredible leaders of the food and agriculture sector, share my experience  and contribute to the change I would like to see in the future”

Dame Fiona Kendrick, Formerly Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nestlé UK and Ireland

“I’m supporting Agribriefing’s Women in Food & Agriculture because investing in our skills, sharing expertise and best practice will ensure we contribute even more.”

Judith Batchelor, Director of Sainsbury’s brand

“It is my experience that the most effective organizations embrace diversity and support inclusion. The food and agriculture sectors include many talented female leaders, and we need to make sure young people see themselves represented and can envision a future career in the industry.”

Mark Lyons, President & CEO, Alltech

“This program helps to ensure that women have all the tools they need to take on the challenges of meeting the growing demand for food, fuel, feed and fiber.”



Women in Food & Agriculture Summit 2020 will be held in early December in London. The 2019 event attracted over 60 speakers and 300 + attendees.



The summit will provide two days of unrivalled networking with senior executives in food and agriculture, centred around a series of presentations, discussions and workshops that gave access to the people and ideas that will shape the future of the sector.



Ticket for 2020 are now available for purchase! For updates on this year’s event, please register your interest here. 

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Last year’s speakers

Baroness Rosie Boycott
Baroness Rosie BoycottFounder of Spare Rib and International Journalist
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Barbara Baarsma
Barbara BaarsmaRabobank Amsterdam
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Jackie Applegate
Jackie ApplegateBayer
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Lone Anderson
Lone AndersonDanish Agriculture & Food Council
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Rime Al-Azar
Rime Al-AzarFAO of UN
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Amy Cornell
Amy CornellBose Public Affairs Group
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Christine Tacon CBE
Christine Tacon CBEMDS
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Caroline Drummond
Caroline DrummondLEAF
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Monique Eloit
Monique EloitOIE
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Lotta Folkesson
Lotta FolkessonFederation of Swedish Farmers
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Petter M. Johannessen
Petter M. JohannessenIFFO
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Alexia Michiels
Alexia MichielsThe Resilience Institute Europe
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Anne-Kristine Øen
Anne-Kristine ØenSalmon Group
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Claudia Rossler
Claudia RosslerMicrosoft
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Margot Slattery
Margot SlatterySodexo Ireland & NI
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Jack A.Bobo
Jack A.BoboFuturity
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Mariana Vasconcelos
Mariana VasconcelosAgrosmart
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Dame Fiona Kendrick DBE
Dame Fiona Kendrick DBENestle UK & Ireland
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Mark Lyons
Mark LyonsAlltech
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