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INVITATION TO GROUP REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING

We are inviting you to come together and register as a group for the Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference (AWC), Nov 22 & 23, 2021, virtual  There are three good reasons to do it.

GRANT OPPORTUNITY.

IF you are a business in MB, you are eligible for a grant that can cover up to 75% of the registration cost, the MB Job Grant.

If you are interested, please, message contact Laura Lazo, MWAF Chair at mbwomeninagnfood@outlook.com

LEARN MORE

Farewell Emily!

 

As the Director for Networking (Local), Emily coordinated the events that helped MWAF network with our membership and within the board.  See the words from our board members who worked side-by-side with Emily. 

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GRANT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUR BUSINESS: BMO CELEBRATING WOMEN GRANT PROGRAM

 

10 Women-Owned Businesses will each receive a $10,000 grant, and an additional 8 will receive a $2,500 grant for their business.

 

Hurry up, deadline for applications is Friday, August 13, 2021 at 11:59 pm ET.

Details here

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LOOKING FOR WOMEN IN AG FOR A BOOK.

Meet Kate Ainley-Zoll, a great leader in the make. She is looking for women in ag to write a book and create a library and online resources that will attract girls to our sector.

 

"I am 14-years-old working on my Girl Scout Gold Award. My vision to help the planet will bring more girls into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields and consequently, for many, out of poverty"

"Each page of the book will feature a woman in STEM and include her professional photograph as well as her answers to a few questions. "

 

The Girl Scout Gold Award is the most highly regarded award in the world for girls and a distinction that can open their world up to scholarships, preferred admission tracks for college, and amazing career opportunities.

 

Please, help her fulfill her potential.  See how here

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MWAF in the news

Laura Lazo, MWAF's Chair, was interviewed 22 Jun 2021 by Trillian Reynoldson, News Reporter/ Anchor

Dauphin Broadcasting Company Ltd

Listen the interview here.

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New corporate member

We are happy to welcome a new and exciting addition to our corporate membership category. They are the "Enterprise Machine Intelligence & Learning Initiative" (EMILI).  We look forward to providing the services they need.

 

About EMILI:

The Enterprise Machine Intelligence & Learning Initiative (EMILI) is an Agriculture-AI accelerator based in Manitoba. Founded in 2016 by an industry-led board, EMILI works to grow the digital agriculture ecosystem in Manitoba and ensure that people have the skills required to embrace digital agriculture opportunities. EMILI is the co-host of Manitoba’s Digital Agriculture Table, bringing industry and academic leaders together to identify opportunities and address gaps in digital agriculture in Manitoba.  Learn more:  EMILI  Twitter - @EMILI_Canada LinkedIn 

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 A Panel Discussion with Minister Bibeau, MP Duguid and Women in Agriculture across Manitoba - 27 Apr 2021

 

Join Minister Bibeau and MP Duguid are joined by women farmers in Manitoba and MWAF to discuss their experiences and the 2021 Budget’s investments into early learning and child-care, and the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy.

 

Marijo Patino, MWAF's Secretary and Co-Founder was invited to represent the women in agriculture from Manitoba.  Watch here.

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