Overcoming the Barriers Faced by in Women in Food and Agriculture

We spoke to Vesselina Shaleva, Deputy General Counsel at Bunge for Europe and Asia, and member of the WFA Advisory Board to understand more about the diversity issues faced in the industry and what companies like Bunge are doing to ensure a more diverse and inclusive environment.

By |2020-11-02T19:16:42+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Career & Personal Development, Leadership|0 Comments

Holistic approach to adopting a resilient mindset, with Alexia Michiels, co-founder of The Resilience Institute Europe.

Nurturing resilience daily is integral to navigating through challenges [...]

By |2020-07-14T10:28:09+01:00June 17th, 2020|Career & Personal Development|0 Comments

Navigating workplace challenges and professional development advice, with Christine Tacon, UK Groceries Code Adjudicator

Navigating workplace challenges and professional development advice, with Christine [...]

By |2020-08-06T11:32:45+01:00May 18th, 2020|Career & Personal Development|0 Comments

Alltech’s Lori Stevermer: Women Make Agriculture Better

Growing up on her family farm in Minnesota, Lori Stevermer was destined to make a difference both on and off the farm. From her childhood involvement in the local 4H to working at a feed company after college and meeting her husband (a fellow hog farmer)—agriculture is in her blood.

By |2021-04-28T16:35:41+01:00November 15th, 2019|Career & Personal Development|0 Comments

Elanco’s Tina Hunt: Working Together Across Geographies and Genders to Find Solutions to Agricultural Challenges

Tina Hunt is General Manager for Elanco Animal Health UK and Ireland. She is passionate about the wellbeing of animals, people and the planet. This year, she’s getting involved with the Women in Food and Agriculture initiative. We caught up with her to get her thoughts on the industry and the upcoming event.

By |2020-08-06T11:28:46+01:00November 13th, 2019|Career & Personal Development|0 Comments

Piece the ‘gender and diversity puzzle’ together, and you’ll see great results, says Syngenta’s Caroline Creven Fourrier

Caroline Creven Fourrier is Syngenta’s Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity with more than 13 years of international experiences across various geographies in Europe and Asia and functions such as diversity and inclusion (D&I) HR, production, logistics and procurement. Caroline holds a PhD in talent management and Masters degree in procurement. She is also certified by INSEAD in D&I and St Gallen University in research.

“Don’t accept stereotyping or bias. Leaders should counteract gender bias by acknowledging that stereotypes and conscious and unconscious biases exist” 

“Don’t accept stereotyping or bias. Leaders should counteract gender [...]

By |2021-04-28T15:34:45+01:00October 7th, 2019|Career & Personal Development, Leadership|0 Comments

Why STEM needs more female pioneers to break the mould. Alice Dyer speaks to the Small Robot Company’s Catherine Pratt

Why STEM needs more female pioneers to break the [...]