Articles2020-07-10T12:06:59+01:00

Leadership

Gender is just a small part of the diversity puzzle which agriculture and food businesses must piece together. And when they get it right, the end result can be extremely rewarding, says Sygenta’s Caroline Creven Fourrier

“Don’t accept stereotyping or bias. Leaders should counteract gender bias by acknowledging that stereotypes and both explicit and implicit biases exist” WFA speaks to Nikki Putnam-Badding, Director of Acutia at Alltech

Social & Environmental Issues

Agricultural and food businesses are turning the tide on gender inequality, with two high profile companies meeting their goals to increase the proportion of women in leadership positions

Jennifer Del Rio, Sales Manger, Alltech “As the industry becomes more advanced and entrepreneurial, the sector will be dominated by women who are more diverse, creative, and resilient”

Career & Personal Development

Gender is just a small part of the diversity puzzle which agriculture and food businesses must piece together. And when they get it right, the end result can be extremely rewarding, says Sygenta’s Caroline Creven Fourrier

“Don’t accept stereotyping or bias. Leaders should counteract gender bias by acknowledging that stereotypes and both explicit and implicit biases exist” WFA speaks to Nikki Putnam-Badding, Director of Acutia at Alltech

With the number of women in technology roles significantly lower than other UK sectors, Alice Dyer speaks to the Small Robot Company’s Catherine Pratt, about why the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) space needs more female pioneers to break the mould.

“There are people out there who have prejudices [against women] – it’s a red-rag to a bull for me – I want to challenge those stereotypes in a methodical way.”