Being a Working Mom in Leadership – Cargill’s Amelie Mainville Shares Her Career Story
In this episode of the Women in Food and Agriculture Podcast we sit down with Amelie Mainville, Nutrition & Tech Services Director at Cargill to chat about her experience as a working mom in leadership, her career in agtech, where her love for the sector started, and the incredible work her and her team are doing on […]
Nadine Kuester Addresses the Biggest Challenges Facing Women at an Executive Level in Food and Ag – Podcast S3,EP5
For this episode of the Women in Food and Agriculture Podcast, Ollie Theocharous, our Head of Content talks to Nadine Kuester, who is the General Secretary of Germany, Austria and Switzerland for Danone, a multi-national food and drink company. In this insightful conversation, Nadine speaks candidly about the significant barriers facing women at an executive […]
Sandy Hansen-Wolff on What it Takes to Become an Entrepreneur in Food and Ag Today – Podcast S3,Ep4
This episode of the Women in Food and Agriculture Podcast features Sandy Hansen-Wolff Former Founder and Owner of AgVenture Feed & Seed, who will be speaking at the WFA Summit next month. She talks openly about her career journey to becoming an entrepreneur, the challenges associated with running a business in the agrifood sector that […]
Olga Korzhova Explores Pressing Issues on the Minds of Food and Ag Professionals Today – Podcast S3,Ep3
This episode of the Women in Food and Agriculture Podcast explores everything from issues surrounding climate change to farmer livelihoods, racial diversity and the representation of women in leadership. Olga Korzhova, the Head of Event Content for the WFA Summit shares interesting findings from conversations with CEO’s, thought leaders and agriculture and food experts ahead […]
Michelle Cassal on How Diverse Teams are Solving Agriculture’s Biggest Problems – Podcast S3, Ep2
We sat down for an informative chat with Michelle Cassal, the Deputy Chief of Party for the USAID TRANSFORM Programme at Cargill. In this podcast she explains her role, the impact the ag sector can have on human health through addressing zoonotic diseases and antibiotic resistance and why developing a diverse team is so beneficial […]
Coffee Break Discussion with Emma Penny on What it’s Like to Be A Mentor – Podcast S3, Ep1
In this 20 minute Coffee Break Discussion Session we speak to Emma Penny who is a professional coach, consultant and writer about her experience as part of the WFA Mentorship Program which is supported by Alltech. You can get in contact with Emma via her LinkedIn profile.
Coffee Break with Smriti Canakapalli on How to Create an Effective Work/Life Balance – Podcast S2, Ep14
In this coffee break session on we discussed how to create an effective work/life balance. With an increased number of people working at least a few days a week from home, ensuring a healthy balance between your work and personal life is more important than ever. In this 20 minute session we discussed how additional […]
Career Stories Interview with Dr Liliana Parra Rapado – Podcast S2, Ep13
In this episode of the Women in Food and Agriculture Podcast we speak to Dr Liliana Parra Rapado, the Principal Scientist for Herbicide Agronomy at BASF about her career, advice she has been given and what has made her the woman she is today. In this engaging interview we gain insight into her career history, […]
Coffee Break with Claudia Rössler – S2, Ep12
We are joined by WFA Ambassador Claudia Rössler from Microsoft to talk about her experiences working for over 25 years in a male dominated industry, to discuss what she has learnt and how this has influenced her.
Fireside Chat with Tatiana Fadeeva – S2, Ep11
In this live fireside chat session which includes a live Q&A we spoke to Tatiana Fadeeva, CEO at AGCO Machinery to better understand her career journey, her experiences quickly rising up the ranks in a male dominated industry and her opinions on driving diversity and equality in the food and ag industry.