The World Food Prize Foundation

2015 Side Events

Empowering Women to Drive Innovations in Agriculture

10/13/2015 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hosted by - AWARD, AWARE (Cornell), The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and Dow Agrosciences
Des Moines Marriott, Davenport & Dubuque Rooms

Title - Empowering Women to Drive Innovations in Agriculture

Co-organized by - African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) and Advancing Women in Agriculture through Research and Education (AWARE, a program at Cornell University), and The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, in collaboration with Dow AgroSciences

Start and end time - 5:00pm-7:00pm

Description - A celebration of women driving agricultural innovation will be held on Tuesday October 13 from 5:00PM - 7:00PM and is co-organized by African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) and Advancing Women in Agriculture through Research and Education (AWARE, a program at Cornell University), and The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, in collaboration with Dow AgroSciences. The reception will feature a keynote address by WFP Laureate Catherine Bertini followed by a short Q&A session and networking over cocktails.  

Speakers

Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg
Director, African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)

Hale Tufan
Advancing Women in Agriculture through Research and Education (AWARE), Cornell University

Catherine Bertini
Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs at Syracuse University

Kay Kuenker
Vice President at Dow AgroSciences: Government Affairs, Public Affairs & Sustainability


RSVP Information:  Please RSVP at http://goo.gl/forms/sMZUSFuwK1. Due to venue size, attendance will be limited to the first 75 to register. 

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