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

Ahead of International Women's Day (March 8) and as plans for the second Women in Food and Agriculture (WFA) Summit get under way, Unilever announced it had achieved 50/50 gender balance in leadership roles across its brands and BASF committed to increasing the number of women at the top to 30 per cent by 2030 after achieving its 20 per cent by 2020 target a year ahead of schedule.

By |2020-03-06T14:23:55+00:00March 6th, 2020|latest news|0 Comments

Women in Food & Agriculture: The agribusiness and food event brings together some of the sector’s most progressive and disruptive thinkers

Women in Food & [...]

By |2019-12-19T15:56:59+00:00December 19th, 2019|latest news|0 Comments

“Women’s roles are changing as part of the constantly evolving social, environmental, cultural and economic contexts they live in.”

Maria Agovino European Technical Sales [...]

By |2019-11-28T14:53:36+00:00November 28th, 2019|latest news|0 Comments

“We need to overcome the pay gap. In general, women are not as well paid as men and that can be off-putting to women”

Julia Ronghua Zhu, leads the [...]

By |2019-11-28T15:09:30+00:00November 28th, 2019|latest news|0 Comments

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”

Jennifer Del Rio Sales Manager, [...]

By |2019-11-21T12:16:33+00:00November 21st, 2019|latest news|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 |2019-11-14T16:30:58+00:00November 15th, 2019|latest news|0 Comments

Alltech commits to Working Together for a Planet of Plenty™

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – In closing ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, Dr. Mark Lyons, president and CEO of Alltech, shared his new vision for the company and invited the ONE conference’s more than 3,500 attendees to join in “Working Together for a Planet of Plenty™.”

By |2019-11-18T08:23:57+00:00November 14th, 2019|latest news|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 |2019-11-13T15:29:28+00:00November 13th, 2019|latest news|0 Comments