March 31, 2016

A collaborative post by
the members of AWN

Embark, embrace, empathy, empower!  Those are definitely words that represent the Ag Women’s Network.  In the fall of 2013, a group of young women interested in agriculture met around a dinner table and discussed their futures...

March 29, 2016

Guelph, Ont., March 29, 2016 – The Ag Women’s Network (AWN) is proud to unveil their new brand identity and organizational structure to reflect the network’s evolution from informal roots to a growing movement that connects women across Canada and celebrates career suc...

March 17, 2016

Rayanne Frizzell lives in on Prince Edward Island with her husband Chris and three children Curtis (7), Rachel (5) and Hannah (1). Her career and volunteer work focuses on the planning and execution of large-scale events. She shares with us her experiences as the Gener...

March 14, 2016

Happy Farm Safety Week everyone!!

So it’s farm safety week, what does that mean? We will be extra safe for one week of the year? Or do we all try to implement a safer way to do an on-farm task? How do we carry the lessons learned this week throughout the entire yea...

March 11, 2016

Brianne Brown didn’t picture her life to turn out as it did but she loves it all the same

“My life would make a really good movie,” Brianne Brown told me over the phone during our two-hour interview that felt more like a conversation with an old friend.

We both laughed a...

March 11, 2016

Join us March 29th to celebrate our network for a fun night of networking and discussion.

We will be hosting events across Canada as well as live tweeting to ensure all of the network has an opportunity to participate.

Thompson Restaurant at the Hyatt Calgary...

March 4, 2016

Marie McNabb is a dairy farmer in Waterloo County who shares her expertise on the Gay Lea Foods Co-Operative Limited Board of Directors. She is also a leader in her community, stepping up to help in leadership roles in various organizations. As part of #AWNGetOnBoard w...

March 3, 2016

In Ontario, it is clear that we have the interest to achieve gender equality on boards, and while many people feel that implementing gender quotas on boards, many women have identified that they do not want to be selected for a board that has a gender quotas. Women wan...

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