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February 26, 2016

Stephanie May has been in the workforce for five years and has shown she is not afraid to make career changes. Her experiences showcase the importance of adaption and taking advantage of opportunities (as different and alternative as they may be). Through embracing the...

February 26, 2016

Search Google images for pictures of 'Board of Directors' and what do you find? Chances are that the even the most progressive picture will only have 1/3 of the members will be rocking long hair and a solid pantsuit. If you look at pictures of Agriculture board in Cana...

February 23, 2016

'People don't know they are leaders'

Where does leadership come from? That is the question leadership guru Seth Godin put forward to participants of a three hour intense online workshop on leadership.  Jen Christie and I participated February 18th, and it was a fascinat...

February 19, 2016

How one workingwoman said goodbye to the office and hello to the family farm

“I wasn’t laughing anymore,” Barb Keith says when asked why she left a 13-year position with the government to work full-time on the family farm.

Barb, like many women in the farming sector, hel...

February 17, 2016

In honour of the Grammys last night, we thought we'd share our ultimate playlist inspired and created by women working in the agriculture industry. Forget helpless, heartbroken honeys pining away for their cowboys, this playlist is for women hauling feedbags, pulling c...

February 12, 2016

Andrea De Groot lives in Stratford, ON with her husband and four kids. Her career is in agriculture finance, but she also plays a key role in their sow and crop operations. In her career with both Farm Credit Canada and RBC she has made many moves to advance herself, w...

February 10, 2016

AWN wants you! The AWN Leadership Team are looking for passionate and energetic individuals who want to get involved! We are recruiting for  help for a variety of different roles within the AWN community listed below. Time commitment may vary for different roles. Pleas...

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